DeMar Darnell DeRozan
Compton, California, United States
DeRozan attended Compton High School where he established himself as one of the top high school prospects of his class in the whole country. After his graduation, DeMar rejected the offers of North Carolina and Arizona State and decided to continue his education at the University of Southern Carolina (USC).
DeRozan spent only 1 year with the Trojans as he made the decision to quit the rest of his college program in order to participate in the 2009 NBA draft.
Professional Basketball Player
- Father – Frank DeRozan
- Mother – Diane DeRozan
- Siblings – Jermaine DeRozan (Older Brother) (Basketball Trainer)
- Others – Barbara (Grandmother)
DeMar is signed with Aaron Goodwin.
Shooting Guard / Small Forward
6 ft 7 in or 201 cm
100 kg or 220 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
DeMar DeRozan dated –
- Kiara Morrison – DeMar is engaged to Kiara Morrison. On May 12, 2013, DeMar’s fiancée gave birth to their first child, daughter Diar.
Race / Ethnicity
- Muscular body
- Towering height
DeMar DeRozan’s body specifications may be –
- Chest – 47 in or 119 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 15½ in or 39½ cm
- Waist – 36 in or 91½ kg
DeRozan has signed endorsement deal with Nike.
DeMar’s religious beliefs are not known.
Best Known For
Being a player with an extraordinary athleticism. DeMar is mostly recognized for his pure vertical leap which often gives him the opportunity to posterize his opponents and throw down numerous powerful dunks.
First Basketball Match
DeRozan played his first NBA match on October 28, 2009 when as a member of the Toronto Raptors, they faced the Cleveland Cavaliers and their superstar LeBron James. The Raptors won the match by 10 with the ending result being 101-91 in which DeMar contributed by scoring 8 points and grabbing a total of 5 rebounds.
On February 16, 2014, DeMar appeared in his first All-Star match after being selected in the reserves of the Eastern Conference All-Star team. DeRozan played for 15 minutes and finished the game with 8 points, 3 rebounds, and 2 assists.
- Athletic Abilities (Vertical Jump, Explosiveness, Speed)
DeRozan has not appeared in a movie yet.
First TV Show
Other than basketball matches itself, DeMar has not performed in any other TV show.
You can check DeMar’s workouts on the following links –
DeMar DeRozan Favorite Things
- Shoes – Any selection of Kobe’s shoes
- Favorite Player while growing up – Kobe Bryant
Source – GiveMeSport.com, ESPN.go.com
DeMar DeRozan Facts
- While at Compton High School, DeRozan won two consecutive Moore League titles and achieved the Moore League Most Valuable Player Award. He was also selected to the California All-State team.
- DeMar was selected in the 2008 McDonald’s All-American Team.
- He won the 2008 McDonald’s All-American Slam Dunk Competition.
- On June 25, 2009, the Toronto Raptors selected DeMar as the ninth overall pick.
- DeRozan performed at the 2008 Jordan Brand Classic and the Nike Hoop Summit.
- He performed at the 2016 NBA All-Star Game as a member of the Eastern Conference All-Star team.
- DeRozan along with his teammate Kyle Lowry led the Toronto Raptors to their first historical conference final after overcoming the Miami Heat in 7 games.
- DeRozan lost to Nate Robinson in the final round at the 2010 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest.
- DeRozan was part of USA’s national team who won the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup trophy.
- He is the brand ambassador of Klipsch.
- Visit his official website @ demarderozan.com.
- Follow DeRozan on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Google+.