RJ Barrett

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Birthday
14, 2000
Birthplace
Mississauga, Canada
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
14, 2000 (age 19)
Birthplace
Mississauga, Canada

About

Shooting guard who became the near-unanimous choice as the top recruit in the country coming out of Montverde Academy in 2018. He played one season of college basketball at Duke University before declaring for the NBA. He was selected third overall in the 2019 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks

Before Fame

He attended St. Marcellinus Secondary School in Toronto, Canada until 2015, when he moved to Florida to play at Montverde. He was named as the Gatorade National Player of the Year and the Naismith Prep Player of the Year at Montverde. 

Trivia

He led Team Canada to victory at the 2017 FIBA Under-19 World Cup and was the tournament's MVP. 

Family Life

He is the son of basketball player Rowan Barrett. His mother Kesha was a sprinter. 

Associated With

He is the godson of superstar point guard Steve Nash.