Vernon Carey Jr.; Mom, Brother, Weight, Duke, Net Worth, Girlfriend

Published Date: 03 Feb, 2020 Updated date: 03 Feb, 2020 By Celebs Podium

Vernon Carey Jr.’s passion for sports came from his father. Besides a sheer inspiration from his dad, the Duke star has got immense support from his mom in terms of playing.

American college basketball player Vernon Carey Jr. plays for Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) team, Duke Blue Devils. He is the 2019 recipients of McDonald’s All-American, Jordan Brand Classic and Nike Hoop Summit.

Vernon Carey, Jr. Bio & Family

The player was born as Vernon A. Carey Jr. on 25 February 2001 in Miami, Florida, to parents Vernon A. Carey Sr. and LaTavia Carey. Vernon is very close to his mother, who has been his strength and always been supportive of his playing career. His father is a former NFL player of Miami Dolphins from 2004 until 2011.

Vernon Carey Jr. mother’s day post for LaTavia Carey on 13 May 2018 (Picture: Vernon’s Instagram)

He has one younger brother, Jaylen, and two younger sisters, Taelynn and Dynver. The athlete went to NSU University School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Vernon stands at the height of 6 feet 10 inches (2.08 m) tall, and his weight is around 122 kg.

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How Does Vernon Accumulate His Net Worth?

The 18-year-old is still to make a million dollars as his net worth. He is yet to play in NBA leagues and is a big prospect in few years to come. From 2015, he began playing high school basketball with the University School of Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida. He stats in his freshman season, was an average of 18.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 2.0 blocks while leading the sharks to a 15–9 overall record.

Vernon, on 6 December 2018, declared to play for Duke University via Sportscenter. The official news came just a year after his grandfather, Vincent Carey, demised.

Vernon Carey Jr. playing stats for Duke (Picture: ESPN)

In 2019, he was selected to play in the 2019 McDonald’s All-American Boys Game and Jordan Brand Classic. In the same years, he was rated as a five-star recruit and considered one of the top players of the 2019 class.

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Does He Have A Girlfriend?

Vernon is very committed to his playing career. Right now, it is tough to say whether he has a possible girlfriend or not. He is enjoying playing for Duke and enjoying his stats than being a likely relationship.

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Some Interesting Facts About Vernon Carey Jr.

  • The player’s grandfather, Vincent Carey, was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps.
  • Carey is the recipient of the 2017 Miami Herald, and sun-sentinel sports all-district teams post his sophomore year.
  • In the 2019 high school class, he was ranked the No.6 overall player and No.3 center.
  • He has over 145k Instagram followers.
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