Who is Dajuan Wagner Jr.?
Dajuan Marquette “D.J.” Wagner Jr. is an eminent American basketball player who attends Camden High School. He is the son of professional former basketball player Dajuan Wagner and grandson of professional player “Ice Man” Milt Wagner. And is a consensus five-star recruit and one of the top players in the 2023 recruiting class. He has committed to playing at the University of Kentucky.
How Old Is Dajuan Wagner Jr.?
He is 17 years old as of March 2023, having been born on May 4, 2005, in Camden, New Jersey, U.S. Dajuan Wagner Jr. shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Noah Beck, PrestonPlayz, Anthony Trujillo, Navia Robinson, and many more.
Dajuan Wagner Jr. Family
Who are Dajuan Wagner Jr.’s Parents?
He was born to Dajuan Wagner Sr. (Father, born on February 4, 1983) an American former professional basketball player. And Syreeta Brittingham (Mother).
Does Dajuan Wagner Jr. have Siblings?
There is no news on the internet showing whether he has siblings or not. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Dajuan Wagner Jr. Education
He received his high school education at Camden High School. After his high school education is over, he committed to The University of Kentucky.
Dajuan Wagner Jr.’s Marital Status
He is currently single and is not in a relationship.
Dajuan Wagner Jr. Kids
He does not have any kids as of March 2023. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Dajuan Wagner Jr. Career
A High School Career
He gave up playing football before high school in favor of focusing on basketball. This was after watching video highlights of his father and grandfather. His high school debut was highly anticipated as his former middle school football coach said “It’s like there’s this energy out there, everybody waiting for him to get to high school”. Heading into his freshman season during the summer, he was one of just three Class of 2023 prospects invited to the USA Basketball July mini-camp in Colorado Springs. Several months later, he was invited bask to a second USA Basketball event before the state of the high school basketball season in New Jersey.
On December 20, 2019, in his first game, in front of a capacity crowd that waited more than an hour to try to get admission into the game, Wagner scored 15 points despite missing 6 of his first 7 field goal attempts. Being coached by former NBA player Rick Brunson, he helped lead Camden to 25 consecutive victories before the team’s season ended because of the COVID-19 pandemic. He went on and earned New Jersey Boys Basketball Team of the Year honors by N.J.com. As a freshman, he averaged 18.5 points en route to earning MaxPreps Freshman All-American honors. On January 24, 2023, he became the first 3rd generation McDonald’s All-American, joining both his father Dajuan, and grandfather Milt.
247Sports, ESPN, and Rivals considered him a five-star recruit. In the middle of his junior season, he was his ranking of number one player in the class of 2023 dropped to third. This was after holding the reign of consensus number one pick in the class of 2023 for two years since 2020. On November 14, 2022, he committed to the University of Kentucky deciding over Louisville.
Dajuan Wagner Jr. Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 3 inches (1.91m) and a weight of 79kg (175 lbs).
Dajuan Wagner Jr.’s Salary and Net Worth
He does not have a salary as he has not started to play basketball professionally. And has an estimated net worth of $600,000.