How far would you go to meet your favorite NBA star, Jayson Tatum? Although it might be hard to attend his matches, here is a chance to find out more about his family life and keep track of his private life.
Jason was trained to play basketball from an early age. His dad played a vital role in his professional growth. Yet, Jason praises his mother for overcoming all the financial deals and realizing his dream. His exceptional performance at Duke University made him get noticed by Boston Celtics.
Date of birth: March 3, 1998
Zodiac sign: Pisces
In 2018, Jayson won the title of NBA All-Rookie First Team. He was rated as the youngest player who scored more than twenty points in all NBA playoff games. All his wins were captured by his parents and siblings who voted for his success, thus, let’s skip it all and jump to clear facts.
Justin Tatum (father)
Date of birth: March 11, 1979
Justin was born in St. Louis and attended the local St. Louis University. As he liked to play sports, he built a career as a basketball coach. He worked as a coach at Christian Brothers College and Soldan International Studies High School. In the last place, he stayed as a coach for six years.
It is known that his net worth is $42,000. Indeed, he is active in coaching young basketball players and organizing training camps.
Justin has an IG account with more than 45K followers, where he mainly posts about his children and basketball events. He promotes himself as the mentor, coach, and basketball instructor for the Best Summer Camp.
Brandy Cole-Barnes (mother)
Date of birth: April 25, 1979
Brandy started dating Justin when they were both in high school, got pregnant and gave birth to Jayson when she was nineteen years old. She was studying at Saint Louis University School of Law. Up to now, she works as an attorney.
She grow up Jason on her own. Brandy is more of a low-key person, but she often attends her son’s basketball matches.
Jacob Tatum (younger paternal half-brother)
Date of birth: January 27 (a year is unknown)
Jacob is a child from his father other relations. He was studying at Christian Brothers College High School. As his family loves sports, he is not an exception. But he has chosen a career in American football, where he plays a linebacker.
He is a supportive brother and is often spotted with his elder brother.
Kayden Tatum (younger paternal half-sister)
Date of birth: unknown
It is known that Kayden attends school and is studying in the 4th grade. Upon her father’s Instagram posts, she is hyperactive and trains in sports a lot. She also likes karate. Probably, Justin trains his daughter for becoming an athlete. But it is still early to judge as her future is still ahead of her.
Toriah Lachell (ex-girlfriend, baby mother)
Date of birth: February 2000 (there is no exact date)
Relationship duration: N/A – 2016
Jason and Toriah were dating when he was graduating from high school. As it goes without saying, they met at school and had a love at the first sight. By that time, Toriah was an athlete as well; she liked to play soccer and softball.
But the couple separated ways; moreover, Jayson took full responsibility for raising their baby.
Upon her Instagram updates, she owns a hairstyling bar. She took hairstyling courses and developed her own business in the beauty sphere. She is a Deva Curl certified master and now lives in Boston.
Jayson Deuce Christopher Jr. (son)
Date of birth: December 6, 2017
Jayson Jr. was born from Jayson’s relationship with his first girlfriend Toriah. As the couple split before the baby’s birth, Jayson was taking an active part in raising his son.
Deuce is already popular with his star father. He got a mass of attention from the media and is often seen in the stadium together with grandparents Justin and Brandy. He is often called by his middle name Deuce. In 2020, despite still being a toddler he was taken to visit his dad in Tokyo preparing for Olympic Games.
As of now, Deuce is the sole child in Tatum’s family.