Jalen Romande Green is an American Basketball player for the Houston Rockets in the NBA. He was a clear five-star rookie and the most fashionable firing guard in the 2020 class, according to ESPN, which ranked him first overall. He completed his high school career at Prolific Prep in Napa, California, and made the decision to forgo council basketball in order to play in the first season of the NBA G League enlighten platoon. Green was voted the 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup’s Most Valuable Player after helping the United States to three gold medals in the inferior position. The Houston Rockets selected Green with the second-overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft. He joins Raymond Townsend and Jordan Clarkson as NBA players of Filipino origin.
Green was born in Merced, California but grew up in Livingston, California. He started playing at an early age and by sixth grade, he was already playing Amateur Athletic Union basketball. He was committed to playing professionally and used to practice more than 5 hours a day while humping on his future teammate Joshua Christopher.
Green was a clear five-star Green representing San Joaquin Memorial High School in Fresno for the first three years of his high school career as a basketball player. He started every game as a freshman and had an average of 18.1 points and 9 rebounds. He guided his group to the Division II playoffs and runner-up position in the CIF Central Section.
Age and Place of Birth
How old is Green? Green is 21 years old as of 2023. He was born on February 9 2002 in Merced, California.
Height and Weight
He stands at an average height of 6 feet 4 inches and has a moderate weight of 85 kg. Furthermore, his other body measurements are 40-30-14.
His mother is Bree Purganan and his siblings are Raquel, Jurnee, and Tyra.
Altogether he has an estimated net worth of $2 million.