Name: Jayson Tatum
Position: Forward
Sport: Basketball
Event(s): Men's 5x5
Height: 6-8
DOB: 3/3/1998
Birthplace: St. Louis, Mo.
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
High School: Chaminade College Prep (St. Louis, Mo.) ‘16
College: Duke University
Team/Club: Boston Celtics
Coach(es): Ime Udoka
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020); one-time Olympic medalist (1 gold)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, gold
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – 7th
  • Years of participation: 2019
  • Top Finish: 7th – 2019
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 NBA Skills Challenge Champion
  • Member of gold medalist 2015 USA U19 World Cup, 2014 USA U17 World Cup and 2013 USA U16 Championship teams
Personal: Son of Brandy Cole and Justin Tatum...Has one younger brother, Jaycob Tatum...Father played basketball for St. Louis University and professionally in the Netherlands... In being named a 2019-20 All-NBA third team member, he became the youngest player in Boston Celtics history to accomplish that feat…Two-time NBA All-Star (2020, 2021)…Played in four games during the USA National Team pre-World Cup Tour…Was named the 2016 Gatorade National Player of the Year and McDonald's All-American in high school.