Jae Crowder Biography
- Age: 27 years old
- Birth Nation: Georgia
- Height: 6 Feet 6 Inch
- Birth Sign: Cancer
- Name: Jae Crowder
- Birth Name: Corey Jae Crowder
- Father: Corey Crowder
- Mother: Helen
- Nationality: American
- Birth Place/City: Villa Rica, Georgia
- Ethnicity: Black Ethnicity
- Profession: Basketball Player
- Working For: Boston Celtics
- Salary: 900000 USD
- Weight in KG: 107 kgs
- Married: Yes
- Married to: N/A
- Education: Marquette University
- Awards: N/A
- Online Presence: Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram 16
Corey Jae Crowder was born on July 6 1990 in Villa Rica, Georgia, United States of mother Helen Thompson and professional basketball player Corey Crowder.
Jae attended Villa Rica High School where he played as a starting quarterback for the football and starting point guard for the basketball team. He spent most of his summer holidays in Florida where he trained with his father. He then joined South Georgia Technical College but was transferred to Howard College for his Sophomore season. He was then transferred to Marquette’s Diedrich College of Communication from where he majored in communication studies. He led the Raiders to their first ever NJCAA national tournament appearance in the freshmen season. While in Howard , he plyed for the Howard Hawks and helped the team tio win its first ever NJCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championshipo. He averaged 18.9 points , 9.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.4 steals per game. When being transferred to Marquette University, he selected the Golden Eagles and averaged 11.8 points,, 6.8 rebounds in his first season. Then Crowder recorded a career high of 29 points and 8 rebounds in a game on 1st January 2011 against the West Virginia Mountaineers. In the 2011-2012 season he averaged 17.5 points and 8.4 rebounds per game. Crowder entered the 2012 NBA draft and was selected in the second round draft pick. On July 20 2012 he signed a non-guarantee two year contract . For his NBA Summer League and preseason games he averaged 11.4 points, 4.5 rebounds, 1.9 steals, 1.6 assists. Crowder went on to deliver his career high 18 points in a 123-104 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on 5th November 2013. He was assigned to the Texas Legends of the NBA D-League on February 27 2014 and then reassigned to the Legends on 1st March 2014. The Mavericks excercised their team option on his contract on 10th June 2014. He was then traded to a 2015 first round pick a 2016 second round pick to the Boston Celtics on 18th December 2014. Recently on 12th January 2015, Crowder scored a career high 22 points in the 108-100 win against New Orleans Pelicans.
Jae is married to Dana Crowder . The couple recently in October 2013 had a daughter and child named Jana. Till date, there hasn’t been any reported extra marital affair or divorce of any kind. The couple are living happily together.
Jae has perfect body measurements and stature although during his school years he was suffering from obesity. He stands tall at the heignt of 6 feet 6 inches and weighs 107 kgs. His salary is estimated to be 900000 USD. He was named Georgia Junior College Athletic Association Player of the Year , State Farm Junior College Player of the Year. On March 30 2012 Jae was named East Perfect Player of the Game in the Reese’s College All-Star Game and was named Big East Player of the Year as an AP Second Team All American.
- Last modified : 13 May, 2015
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