Jantel Lavender Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jantel Lavender Quick Info
Height 6 ft 4 in
Weight 84 kg
Date of Birth November 12, 1988
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Eye Color Dark Brown

Jantel Lavender is an American professional basketball player who has represented Los Angeles Sparks (2011-2018) and Chicago Sky (2019-Present) in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). With the former, she won the WNBA Championship in 2016 and was named the WNBA ‘Sixth Woman (substitute) of the Year’ in the same year. She was also selected in the WNBA ‘All-Star team’ in 2015. At the international level, she has been a member of the USA women’s squads that won the ‘Gold’ medal at the Under-18 FIBA (Fédération Internationale de Basketball) Americas Championship in 2006, the FIBA Under-19 World Championship in 2007, and the 2009 World University Games. During the WNBA off-season, she has represented clubs around the world including Beşiktaş JK (2011) in Turkey, CCC Polkowice (2012) in Poland, Beretta Famila Schio (2012–2013, 2018-2019) in Italy, WBC Wisła Kraków (2013–2015) in Poland, Fenerbahçe Istanbul (2015–2017) in Turkey, and Yakın Doğu Üniversitesi (2017–2018) in Turkey.

Born Name

Jantel Lavender

Nick Name

Jantel

Jantel Lavender in an Instagram selfie from April 2015
Jantel Lavender in an Instagram selfie from April 2015 (Jantel Lavender / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States

Residence

United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Jantel had graduated from the Cleveland Central Catholic High School in 2006. She then joined The Ohio State University in 2007 and graduated from there in 2011.

Occupation

Professional Basketball Player

Jantel Lavender as seen in an Instagram Post in April 2017
Jantel Lavender as seen in an Instagram Post in April 2017 (Jantel Lavender / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Freddie Lavender
  • Mother – Robin Lavender
  • Siblings – Freddie Lavender Jr. (Brother) (College-level Basketball and Football Player), Jazmine Lavender (Twin Sister)

Position

Center

Shirt Number

7 – Chicago Sky

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 4 in or 193 cm

Weight

84 kg or 185 lbs

Jantel Lavender as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2019
Jantel Lavender as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2019 (Jantel Lavender / Instagram)

Boyfriend / Spouse

Jantel has dated –

  1. Adam Ashley (2010-2011)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

She is of African-American descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Shoulder-length, straight hair
  • Charming smile
Jantel Lavender as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2020
Jantel Lavender as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2020 (Jantel Lavender / Instagram)

Jantel Lavender Facts

  1. At the FIBA Under-19 World Championship in 2007, she had averaged 16 points per game which was the second-highest in the tournament.
  2. In the final match of the 2009 World University Games, against previously undefeated Russia, she had scored a crucial 14 points. Her stupendous performances for the United States at the representative youth levels led her to be picked 5th overall in the 1st round of the WNBA draft in 2011 by the Los Angeles Sparks.
  3. In both 2014 and 2015, with the Polish team WBC Wisła Kraków, she won both the Polish National League Championship and the Polish Cup. In both those years, she was named the Polish Cup ‘MVP’ (Most Valuable Player). In 2015, she was also named the Polish National League Championship MVP.
  4. With the Italian club Beretta Famila Schio, she won the Italian National League Championship in 2013.
  5. She completed the double of winning both the Turkish National League Championship and the Turkish Cup in 2016 with Fenerbahçe Istanbul. She won the Turkish Cup again in 2018, this time with Yakın Doğu Üniversitesi.

Featured Image by Jantel Lavender / Instagram

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