Heston Kjerstad; MLB Draft, Facts, Family, Bio, Education, Wiki

Published Date: 12 Jun, 2020 Updated date: 16 Jun, 2020 By Lucifer

The mid-2020 for started Hestor Kjerstad with a bang for Heston Kjerstad. A teenager who always aspired to play for the Major League Baseball is now a part of the active roster with a team with a lot of history and winning titles.

American baseball outfielder Heston Kjerstad plays for MLB team Baltimore Orioles. He became the part of the MLB giants as the second overall pick and has also got a fortune to be associated with the Arkansas Razorbacks.

Heston Kjerstad Bio & Family

The athlete was born as Heston Sawyer Kjerstad on 12 February 1999) in Amarillo, Texas. His parents, Jody and Dave Kjerstand own and operate Amarillo’s Water Still since 1989. Besides his parents, his other family includes his two elder brothers, Dex and Reid, and a sister named McCall.

Talking about his education, he went to Randall High School. Heston stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.90 m) and weighs around 205lbs.

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Career: MLB Draft & Many More!

The 21-year-old became the second overall pick during the 2020 MLB draft. He got the fortune to play for the Orioles in the upcoming season of the biggest baseball league across the globe. 

Before MLB, in his high school junior season, Heston batted .477 with 32 RBIs. To which he became the recipient of the District 3-5A Most Valuable Player and first-team All-State. In his senior year, he held the name of the first team All-State and District 3-5A Most Valuable Player. During the 2017 MLB Draft and in the 36th round, he got drafted by the Seattle Mariners but Heston chose to play college baseball at Arkansas instead.

At Razorbacks, he started as a starting outfielder. Over there, he batted .332 with 30 extra-base hits, 14 home runs, 58 RBIs and got the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Freshman of the Year recognition. He then got to ally with the Team USA Collegiate National Baseball Team and batted .395 in 14 games.

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Is He Dating Anyone?

For those who are wondering, Heston’s relationship status, the baseball prodigy is already taken. Yes, he is dating a girl named Klaire Trainor for some years now. Klaire is the biggest supporter of his career besides his family.

She is a year younger than him.

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Some Interesting Facts About Heston Kjerstad

  • During his semesters break, Heston visits back to his parents to the family-owned business. 
  • Heston’s brother Dexter spent a number of seasons as part of the Kansas City Royals and Miami Marlins organizations.
  • He has over 10.9K Twitter and more than 16K Instagram followers.
  • The athlete loves fishing.
  • He also adores pet animals like dog.

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