Know About Ty Jerome; NBA, Stats, Injury, Parents, Virginia, Dating

Published Date: 10 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 10 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Virginia Cavaliers college basketball player Ty Jerome is building out to be a future prospect for the NBA Draft. The young athlete currently ranks 29th on ESPN’s NBA Draft 2019 big board.

After coming out short of his senior high school season due to a hip injury, Ty Jerome later went on to commence his college career at with the Cavaliers. With promising performances, the basketball guard had his major part in his team’s recent national title.

Short Bio: Age, Parents

Ty Jerome, age 21, was born as Ty Jeremy Jerome on 7 July 1997. He hails from New York City, New York and is one of the five children of his parents, Mark Jerome and Melanie Walker. Ty’s family completes with his two brothers and two sisters.


Ty Jerome with his mother on 5 March 2019 (Picture: Ty’s Instagram)

The American young basketball star attended Lona Preparatory School in New Rochelle, New York. There, he initiated his amateur basketball career and later took it to the University of Virginia.

College Career Stats

Ty’s senior season in high school was cut short due to a hip injury. Later, on 2 September 2014, he came strong with his commitment to a college career with Virginia Cavaliers.

As a freshman, he averaged 4.3 points, 1.6 rebounds, and 1.5 assists playing as a backup point guard. Ty took his starting point guard position during his sophomore year and recorded a career-high 31 points against Boston College on 30 December 2017.


Catch Ty Jerome’s college stats (Picture: ESPN)

Ty’s major career success came on 8 April 2019 when he lifted the NCCA Division I college basketball national championship with his team. Virginia triumphed over Texas Tech Red Raiders with 85-77 scoreline. Ty played a significant part with 16 points, 8 assists, and 6 rebounds.

Who Is Ty Jerome Dating?

The young college basketball player is currently dating a fellow University of Virginia 2020 graduate girlfriend, Alex Marquis. The pair have been romantically linked since 2017.


Ty Jerome wishes a happy birthday to his girlfriend Alex Marquis on 24 January 2019 (Picture: Ty’s Instagram)

Ty and Alex seem to be heating up their romance as the couple can be caught making frequent appearances together in the social media platform. Whether their personal milestone celebration or delightful vacations, the young pair always find a way to be in each other’s side.  

Some Interesting Facts About Ty Jerome

  • Ty Jerome stands at a tall height of 6 feet and 5 inches (1.96 m) and weighs around 195 lbs (88 kg).
  • Both of his parents played college basketball; besides, his dad coached him for several years.
  • Following his junior high school season, Ty bagged first-team All-Conference, All-Metropolitan, and All-State honors.
  • He currently majors in American Studies.  
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