Rayford Trae Young is a professional basketball player from the USA who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Atlanta Hawks. His official playing position is the point guard, and he wears the number 11 jersey.

Quick Info
Full NameRayford Trae Young
Date Of BirthSeptember 12, 1998
Birth PlaceLubbock, Texas, U.S.
Age23 years old
Parent(s)Candice and Rayford Young
OccupationBasketball Player
Current TeamAtlanta Hawks
PositionPoint Guard
Jersey No. #11
Height6 feet 1 inches
Weight74 kg
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Zodiac SignVirgo
Relationship StatusIs In Affair
Social MediaTwitter, Instagram, and Facebook
Net Worth$5 million

Rayford Trae Young Early Life

On September 19, 1998, Rayford was born in Lubbock, Texas, U.S. He is 23 now, and his birth sign is Virgo. In terms of physique, his height is 6 feet 1 inch, and he weighs around 74 kg.

His full name is Rayford Trae Young, and he is the son of Candice and Rayford Young. He also has the nickname “Ice Trae.”

His father, Rayford, is a former collegiate basketball player who played for Texas Tech at a young age. For that reason, it signifies that Trae has the influence of his father on him.

He is the older child of his parents, who has 3 younger siblings in the family, a brother Tim and 2 sisters, Caitlyn and Camryn.

Trae is a big fan of Steve Nash, a former Canadian professional basketball player and now the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets.

Trae went to Norman North High School in Norman, Oklahoma. Later, Trae attended the University of Oklahoma.

Rayford Trae Young
Images Source: Rayford’s Facebook

Rayford Trae Young Career

High School Career

His basketball adventure began at Norman North High School. Trae scored 42.6 points per game during his senior season while also shooting 49 percent.

Multiple organizations named him Oklahoma’s Player of the Year, and he also won McDonald’s All-American honors.

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College Career

The point guard made his college debut in the 2017 season, winning over the Omaha Mavericks on November 12, averaging 15 points, 10 assists, and six rebounds.

He then scored 22 points and a season-high 13 assists in a victory against the Ball State Cardinals just three days after making his debut.

After losing in the 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, Ice Trae declared his purpose to go without his final three seasons of collegiate eligibility and announce the 2018 NBA draft.

Professional Career

On June 21, 2018, the Atlanta Hawks accepted the draft requests for him, the fifth overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft.

And a protected 2019 first-round draft pick from the Dallas Mavericks in a swap for the draft rights of Luka Dončić, the third overall selection.

Rayford Trae Young
Images Source: Rayford’s Facebook

So on July 1, Trae officially became one of the Hawks. He ended the Hawks’ third game with a season-high 35 points and 11 assists in a 133–111 triumph versus the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 21.

On February 25, 2019, Trae achieved a then career-high 36 points and made a career-high eight 3-pointers against Houston Rockets, but unfortunately, they lost the game by 119–111.

On January 23, 2020, NBA All-Star selected him as a backcourt starter. The Hawks granted him a five-year max extension worth up to $172 million and possibly $207 million on August 3, 2021.

International Career

Taking about his international career, Trae played the 2016 FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship with a U.S. men’s national U18 team, and they won gold.

Rayford Trae Young Relationship Detail

Based on his Instagram post from December 17, 2021, Trae proposed to a beautiful lady and made the hashtag Future Mrs. Young which implies he will marry her soon.

Rayford Trae Young
Images Source: Rayford’s Instagram

However, he didn’t mention any marriage date yet after that post. So, perhaps, the couple is waiting for the correct time to tie the knot.

Rayford Trae Young’s Net Worth

Wealthy Gorilla estimates his net worth to be approximately $5 million as 2021. However, this is 2022, and Trae could be making even more than that.

On the other hand, he is a skilled player, so his income counts on his performance.

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Rayford Trae Young Social Media

Trae uses all three familiar social media, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, to connect with his people.

He goes by @TheTraeYoung with 121 followings and 1.3M followers on Twitter, whereas his Instagram handle is @traeyoung, and he has 500 posts, 4.3m followers, and 135 followings.

Similarly, he uses his name on Facebook, and his account has 764K followers and 6 followings. Follow him on all three sites to better understand his life and check his game updates.

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