Who is Jarred Vanderbilt?
Jarred Jakobi Vanderbilt is a professional American basketball for the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA (National Basketball Association). He played college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats. And was selected as a McDonald’s All-American in January 2017. He is known for his great vertical jumping ability and his hustle.
He played high school basketball where he averaged 28.5 points, 13.4 rebounds, and 8.8 assists per game. In the 2017 recruiting class, he was considered one of the best players by Scout.com, Rivals.com, and ESPN. He then went on and committed to the Kentucky Wildcats on December 23, 2016.
Jarred Vanderbilt Career
A College Career
Despite being highly regarded coming out of high school, two injuries made his college career and thus he only played 14 games for the Kentucky Wildcats. He averaged 5.9 points and 7.9 rebounds in 17.0 minutes per game. Following the season, he declared for the 2018 NBA draft.
How Old Is Jarred Vanderbilt?
He is 23 years old as of March 2023, having been born on April 3, 1999, in Houston, Texas, U.S. Jarred Vanderbilt shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Emily Dobson, Brennen Taylor, Christopher Romero, Eddie Murphy, Kristopher London, and many more.
Jarred Vanderbilt Family
Who are Jarred Vanderbilt’s Parents?
He was born to Robert Vanderbilt (Father) and Gwendolyn Vanderbilt (Mother).
Does Jarred Vanderbilt have Siblings?
He has five elder siblings. Two elder brothers by the names of Jamal and Robert. And three elder sisters by the names of Rean, Jenae, and Tasha.
Jarred Vanderbilt Education
He received his high school education at Victory Prep Academy where he played basketball. After high school, he attended The University of Kentucky.
Jarred Vanderbilt’s Marital Status
On his love life matters, he is seen as a person who hates drama and loves his privacy. He has managed to keep his marriage/dating life low-key thus leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Jarred Vanderbilt 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.
A Professional Career
A Career with the Denver Nuggets (2018-2020)
He was drafted by the Orlando Magic on June 21, 2018, with the 41st overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft. Subsequently, he was traded to the Denver Nuggets. On July 11, 2018, he signed with the Denver Nuggets. On January 25, 2019, he made his NBA debut in a 132-95 win over the Phoenix Suns. As he played four minutes scoring one point with three rebounds, an assist, and one steal. On November 20, 2019, he was assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
A Career with the Minnesota Timberwolves (2020-2022)
On February 5, 2020, he was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves. And on December 27, 2020, he made his 2020 debut in a 127-91 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, playing for fifteen minutes and scoring two points, seven rebounds, six assists, three steals, and a block. He went on and recorded a career-high sixteen points along with eleven rebounds on January 23, 2021, in a win against the New Orleans Pelicans. On September 15, 2021, he re-signed with the Timberwolves, During the 2021-22 season, he started 67 games for the Timberwolves averaging career-highs of 6.9 points, 8.4 rebounds, and 1.3 steals per game. On April 12, 2022, he grabbed 10 rebounds and scored 3 points during Minnesota’s 109-104 play-in-game victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.
A Career with the Utah Jazz (2022-2023)
On July 6, 2022, he was traded alongside Leandro Bolmaro, Patrick Beverly, and Malik Beasley, the draft rights to Walker Kessler, four future first-round picks, and a pick swap to the Utah Jazz in exchange for Rudy Gobert.
A Career with the Los Angeles Lakers (2023-Present)
After his time with the Utah Jazz, he went on to be traded to the Los Angeles Lakers on February 9, 2023. In a three-team trade involving the Minnesota Timberwolves. Two days later, he made his Lakers debut recording 12 points, eight rebounds, and four assists in a 109-103 win over the Golden State Warriors.
A National Team Career
In addition to playing basketball at the club level, he has also played basketball nationally. Thus he won a gold medal with the 2015 USA U16 National Team at the 2015 FIBA Americas Under-16 Championship. In 19 minutes of play at the 2017 Nike Hoop Summit, he scored 19 points as Team USA defeated the World Select Team 98-87.
Jarred Vanderbilt Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 8 inches (2.03m) and a weight of 97kg (214 lbs).
Jarred Vanderbilt’s Salary and Net Worth
He earns a decent salary from his basketball career, thus he has an annual salary of $4,374,000. And has an estimated net worth of $5 million.