Know About Jalen Lecque; Age, College, NBA, Dating, Height

Jalen-Lecque
Published Date: 22 Jun, 2019 Updated date: 22 Jun, 2019

It looks like Christ School’s Jalen Lecque would be the new talent in the National Basketball Association (NBA). After entering the 2019 NBA draft, he is recently signed by the Phoenix Suns on a four-year deal with two years guaranteed.

Jalen Lecque is an American professional basketball player for the NBA team, the Phoenix Suns. Previously, he played college basketball for NC State Wolfpack men’s basketball team.

Jalen Lecque Bio; Parents, Education, Height, Weight

Jalen was born on 3rd June 2000 to parents Derrick Lecque and Michelle Smith in Manhattan, New York. His father used to work at a barbershop and his mother used to work at a hospital. When he was a toddler, his family moved to Teaneck, New Jersey, where he spent his childhood.

Lecque pursued his high school education at Teaneck High School. The young basketball talent stands at a towering height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 meters) and weighs 190 lbs (86 kg).

His Early Career; College, NBA

Jalen began to play basketball at Monsignor Scanlan High School in The Bronx. Later, he moved to Christ School in North Carolina. There, he took his team to the 3A North Carolina Independent School Athletic Association (NCISAA) state semifinals.

In July 2018, Lecque got transferred to Brewster Academy for senior season. According to his stats, he averaged 12.6 points, 4.6 assists and 4.1 rebounds for the team. Afterward, he was committed to playing college basketball for NC State in October 2018.

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Jalen Lecque played college basketball for NC State (Picture: The News & Observer)

However, in April 2019 he got declared for the 2019 NBA draft. He was signed by the Phoenix Suns as an undrafted free agent in June 2019. He is likely to earn a remarkable salary from his new NBA stint.

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Is Jalen Lecque Dating Anyone?

Well, the 19-year-old has recently tasted the beginning of his success in his professional life, committing to play for the NBA team. However, his dating status is yet to be noticed by the public.

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Jalen is not much active on social sites such as Twitter and Instagram. The posts on his social sites reflect that he is now focused on his career so far.

Some Interesting Facts About Jalen Lecque

  • While on Christ School, Jalen became Asheville Citizen-Times All-Western North Carolina (WNC) Player of the Year and also earned NCISAA All-State honors.
  • He is nicknamed “Baby Westbrook” under the name of NBA player Russell Westbrook.
  • He was named one of 77 total players participating in the NBA Draft Combine later in May 2019.
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