Zion Williamson is a basketball player from America. He represents the club “New Orleans Pelicans.” Zion plays from the “small forward” and “power forward” position. He used to play for the team “Duke Blue Devils” during his college days.
|Full Name||Zion Lateef Williamson|
|Date Of Birth||6th July 2000|
|Birth Place||Salisbury, North Carolina, United States|
|Height||6 ft 7 in|
|Net Worth||$8 million|
The birthplace of Zion Williamson is Salisbury, North Carolina, United States. He came into the world on 6th July 2000. His father’s name is Lateef Williams. His mother’s name is Sharonda Sampson. She used to work in “Livingstone” as a sprinter. She also used to teach health and physical education in middle school.
Likewise, he shifted to Florence along with his family when he was two years old. Unfortunately, his parents separated legally when he was five years old. His mother married again to a basketball player Lee Anderson. Lee was part of “Clemson University during that time. Lee started training him for basketball. Which helped Zion to develop the skills of a “point guard.” During the same time, his mother used to train him to enter the “Sumter Falcons” in the “Amateur Athletic Union.” There he used to face senior players that increased his potential to face tougher circumstances.
Nationality and Physical Features
The full name of Zion is Zion Lateef Williamson. The nationality of Zion is American. His current age is 20years. He has an attractive height of 6 feet 7 inches along with a complimentary weight of 129kg. He belongs to the “African-American” ethnicity.
Zion Williamson went to “Mayo High School.”He went to “Livingstone College.” He used to play football in his school days. Zion was part of the team of “Johnakin Middle School.” During those days, his mother used to coach him. He used to play from the “Point guard” position. His team only lost 3 matches during the time of two years in the team. Zion also used to play American football from the quarterback position before starting basketball. He attended “Duke University.”
When did Zion start his career?
Zion Williamson used to represent “Spartanburg Day School” during his high school days in 2015. He developed the skills of dunking during that time. His average point during the time was 2.8 assists, 3.0 blocks, 3.3 steals, 9.4 rebounds, and 24.4 points. He succeeded to earn honors like “All-Region” and “All-State.” Zion succeeded to take the team in the “South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) State Championship.” The team also participated in the “SCISA North-South All-Star Game.” During the same phase of his first man year, he received the fellowship offer from “Wofford College.”
Moreover, Zion Williamson succeeded to improve his average point to 28.4, 2.7 seats, 3.9 blocks, and 10.4 rebounds in 2016. He even received the honor “SCISA Region I-2A Player of the Year.” Zion also participated in the “National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) Top 100 Camp” in the same year. He was the top goal scorer of the camp. Zion also received the “Under Armour Elite 24.” It was during the “Showcase Dunk Contest” in New York. His average points increased to 36.8 in the middle of the year. His points reached 31 and rebounds to 14. He also received the “Most Valuable Player” during the “Farm Bureau Insurance Classic.”
Zion Williamson represented his team “Spartanburg Day” in the “SCISA Region I-2A” in 2017. The team succeeded to win the title for the first time. He also became the “Player of the Year.” During the “Adidas Nations”, he succeeded to become the “Most Valuable Player” in August 2017. His average point was 22.5 points and his rebounds were 7.2. He succeeded to maintain the record in a total of six games during the “Adidas Nations.”
Likewise, the average points of Zion reach 36.4 points at the ending of 2017. His team succeeded to win the matches against “Hammond School”, “Greensboro Day School” and “Asheville Christian Academy.” The team also faced loss against “Chino Hills High School” and “Christ School.” He played a significant role to make the team win the “SCISA Region I-2A” championship for the third time at the beginning of 2018. The team defeated the team of “Trinity Collegiate School” during the finals. He was also on the team to participate in the “McDonald’s All-American Game” in 2018. Zion accepted the fellowship from “Duke University.”
Moreover, Zion Williamson started represented the team of “Duke University” in 2018. The team won the match against the team “Kentucky”, “Army” and “Ryerson.” He succeeded to record 25 points, 5 blocks, and 15 rebounds in a single match. This made him the second player in the history of the school to reach the record. During the “Atlantic Coast Conference”, he became the “Freshman of the week.”
Zion Williamson helped his team to watch the matches against “Florida State”, “ St. John’s”, “NC State”, and “Notre Dame” in 2019. He also succeeded to win the “Atlantic Coast Conference” two times in the same year. Zion succeeded to make a new record for his team by attaining 10 rebounds, steals of 5, and 25 points. He was the only freshman who succeeded to achieve 500 points, 50 blocks, and 50 steals in the season. Moreover, Zion began his professional journey with the team “New Orleans Pelicans” after the “NBA Draft” on 15th April 2019. His name was picked during a lottery.
Zion Williamson has been in a long time relationship with Tiana White. They have been in a relationship since “Spartanburg Day School”. Tiana was a junior to Zion. Tiana used to do cheerleading for the basketball team. They have also shared their pictures from the first time they went to prom.
Zion Williamson is active on social media platforms. He goes with the name of “Zion Williamson” on Twitter with 471.6K followers and “@zionwilliamson” on Instagram with 5M followers. His Facebook page “Zion Williamson” has 233K followers.
According to celebritynetworth.net, Zion Williamson has an approximate net worth of $8 million.