|Kelly Oubre Jr. Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||December 9, 1995|
Kelly Oubre Jr. is an American professional basketball player who has played for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has also played for teams like Washington Wizards and Kansas Jayhawks. Moreover, he was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the 15th overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft.
Kelly Oubre Jr.
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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Kelly Oubre Jr. studied at Edward Hynes Elementary School (later known as Hynes Charter School). After that, he got enrolled at the George Bush High School in Fort Bend, Texas, and then transferred to Findlay Prep located in Henderson, Nevada for his senior season. He also played with the University of Kansas‘ Kansas Jayhawks in 2014-15
Professional Basketball Player
- Father – Kelly Oubre Sr.
- Mother – Tonya Coleman (formerly Oubre)
Kelly Oubre Jr. is managed by James Jones.
- Washington Wizards – 12
- Phoenix Suns – 3
6 ft 7 in or 200.5 cm
100 kg or 220.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Kelly Oubre Jr. has dated –
- Jasmine Sanders (2019) – He went out with the German-American model and fashion influencer Jasmine Sanders for a short while in 2019.
- Shylyn (2020-Present) – In 2020, Kelly started dating Shylyn. In December 2020, it was revealed that they had got engaged.
Race / Ethnicity
- Towering height
- Pierced ears and nose
- Tattooed body
Kelly Oubre Jr. Facts
- During some of his initial childhood years, he lived with his family in the Magnolia public housing project. They later shifted to the Eastover section of New Orleans.
- After Hurricane Katrina caused destruction in New Orleans in 2005, his family relocated to Richmond, Texas.
- Kelly Oubre Jr. played for 3 Milne Boys Home (later known as New Orleans Recreation Development Commission) basketball teams during his time at Edward Hynes Elementary School.
- He was named “Big 12 Newcomer of the Week” twice as a freshman at Kansas Jayhawks in 2014-15. In addition to that, he also received the All-Newcomer Team honors.
- He declared for the NBA draft on April 1, 2015.
- After being selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2015 NBA draft, Kelly Oubre Jr.’s draft rights were traded to the Washington Wizards.
- In a match against New Orleans Pelicans, he scored a career-high 15 rebounds alongside 14 points and four blocks in a 139–132 overtime win for his side.
- In March 2020, he underwent successful arthroscopic surgery for the torn meniscus in his right knee.
- In November 2023, he met with an accident when a vehicle hit him near his Philadelphia residence at the intersection of Hicks and Spruce streets. He was walking on the 1400 block of Spruce Street. As a result, he fractured his ribs and injured his hip and right leg.
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