Jaden Newman is an American amateur basketball player who has made a name for herself in the public as a teen basketball sensation. Jaden, is the youngest female athlete to surpass 1000 points at the varsity prep level.
|Full Name||Jaden Newman|
|Date Of Birth||June 13, 2004|
|Birth Place||Orlando, FL, United States|
|Parent(s)||Jamie Newman (father), Vivian Gonzales (mother)|
|Occupation||Amateur Basketball Player|
|Height||5 ft 3 inches (162 cm)|
|Weight||132 lbs (60 kg)|
|Ethnicity||Spanish Descent (Puerto Rican)|
Jaden Newman was born on June 13, 2004, in Orlando, Florida to her parents Jamie Newman and Vivian Gonzalez. She is an American amateur basketball Player and TV Personality. Her parents too played basketball, and so does her brother Julian. Her father Jamie played for the Colonial High School in Orlando as a point guard and her mom played for University High School, also in Orlando, Florida. She later went on to serve in the U.S. Navy and now works for the United States Postal Service. Whereas her dad is a school teacher and a basketball coach.
When she was only 9 years old, the NCAA Division I program from the University of Miami (Florida) recruited Jaden Newman and started to train her. She has scored more than 1000 career points at the varsity prep level along with her brother Julian, who is also an amateur basketball prodigy. Jaden and Julian became the youngest male and female athletes to surpass the 1000 points mark at the varsity prep level. While she was studying in 8th grade, she was able to score a national record of 70 points in a single basketball game, maintaining an average of around 46 points per game.
She dreams of representing the Connecticut Huskies women’s basketball team, with many of her idols. representing the University of Connecticut’s women’s team. Jaden Newman has the dream of becoming the first woman to feature in the NBA.
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Jaden Newman along with her brother Julian is an internet sensation amongst teens. Julian first went viral when he uploaded a series of videos of him playing Basketball on YouTube. Jaden too got quick recognition since childhood, as she was a prodigy ever since she started playing in the third grade. The duo also stars in an immensely popular Internet reality TV series called Hello Newmans which is based on their own life. Each episode of their show has been played more than two million times on YouTube which has attracted some hefty revenue and attention to the Newmans. The show is equally popular on social media platforms like Snapchat and Instagram.
Her growing popularity in the sports world has attracted a ton of attention from the media as well. Jaden Newman has appeared in many commercials and TV shows. In a Foot Locker commercial, in which she appeared next to Basketball legend Stephen Curry, she was only 10 years old. The two had a 3-point shootout challenge and surprisingly Newman beat Curry, which immensely boosted her image in the media.
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While she was in the eighth grade, she set the national record of scoring 70 points in a game, she was determined to make it to the pro scene one day and has always dreamed of playing for the Connecticut Huskies. She says all her favorite idols represent the Huskies Women’s Basketball Team. There hasn’t been much progress in her career towards the professional scene, mostly because there are mixed opinions about her quality in the game. Most people who have seen her play say that she really is a prodigy, whereas there are many that say she is only a hype that’ll amount to nothing more.
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Jaden Newman amasses a huge social media following, especially on Instagram and Snapchat. Her Instagram account has 975 thousand followers who are on the wait every day to see her post a new picture. She uses the platform to post her selfies, her basketball videos, and more. She also uses Twitter but since she is a celebrity who is followed by teenagers, there aren’t many who know her on Twitter. Her follower count stands at almost 5,000.
Jaden Newman is yet to make money from her game, as she has not played for any team professionally. She developed her game in school and is currently freestyling her skills and making videos. Her income comes from the revenue of the Newman family’s YouTube series and a clothing line Prodigy that the family operates. Currently, she is estimated to be around $200 thousand. But we hope she soon makes it to the professional scene and starts making a name in the game itself.