Jaxson Hayes - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 23, 2022

Jaxson Hayes
Profession: Basketball player
Best Known For: Texas Longhorns (basketball team)
Salary: $4.9 million
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : May 23, 2000 (age 23)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Jaxson Reed Hayes
Birth Place: Norman, Oklahoma, USA
Horoscope: Gemini
Father's Name: Jonathan Hayes
Mother's Name: Kristi Hayes
Siblings: 3

Jillian Hayes (younger sister)
Jonah Hayes (younger brother)
Jewett Hayes (younger brother)

High School: Moeller High School
University: University of Texas
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (African-American, Caucasian)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship

Body Measurements

Height: 2.10 meter (6 feet 11 inch)
Weight: 99 kg (218.26 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Jaxson Hayes?

Jaxson Hayes is a basketball player by profession and American by nationality. He plays for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA), having played college basketball for the Texas Longhorns.

Jaxson Hayes – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Jaxson Hayes; birth took place on May 23, 2000, in Norman, Oklahoma, USA. He was born as Jaxson Reed Hayes to his mother Kristi Hayes, a former Drake University basketball player, and his father Jonathan Hayes, a former NFL player, former Cincinnati Bengals tight ends coach and current Head Coach of the St. Louis XFL team.

He is not the only child of his parents and has three siblings – younger sister Jillian Hayes and younger brothers Jonah Hayes and Jewett Hayes, who are all in high school (as of June 2019). Jillian is also an athlete is one of the top scorers in the Eastern Cincinnati Conference of Loveland.

young Jaxson Hayes with his mother (Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

The family had moved to Cincinnati when Jaxson Hayes was 3 years old. For education, he attended Moeller High School and committed to the University of Texas to play college basketball.

His ethnicity is African-American and Caucasian.

Jaxson Hayes – Girlfriend, Relationship

Jaxson Hayes is currently believed to be single. In fact, there are no records of him dating and getting into a relationship with a girlfriend. However, a picture of him with his prom date Camryn Olson, a softball player at Hillsdale College was uncovered.

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Jaxson Hayes, Camryn Olson (Instagram)

Jaxson Hayes – Domestic Violence Charges

In March 2022, it was reported that his ex-girlfriend Sofia Jamora had sued him for domestic violence and is facing 12 misdemeanor charges. According to Jamora, he allegedly became violent in July and also tussled with police. She also added that that wasn't the only time he had physically assaulted her.

Jaxson Hayes – Career

Early Career

Jaxson Hayes grew almost a foot as a senior in high school. He averaged 12 points, seven rebounds, and 4 blocks per game in his senior year in high school. After enrolling at the University of Texas in 2019, he played for the Texas Longhorns in the 2018-2019 season.

His college stat is 32 GP, 21 GS, 23.3 MPG, 0.728 FG%, 0.740 FT%, 5 RPG, 0.3 APG, 0.6 SPG, 2.2 BPG, 10 PPG. 

NBA Draft

In the 2019 NBA draft, Jaxson Hayes was selected by the Atlanta Hawks in round 1 with the 8th overall pick on June 20, 2019. He was then traded to New Orleans Pelicans and the process was completed on July 7, 2019.

Also read: Jarrett Culver - Basketball player, selected in 2019 NBA draft

Jaxson Hayes played for the Texas Longhorns (Fox News)

Jaxson Hayes – Net Worth, Salary

As his career has just started his net worth will soon be estimated. As for Jaxson Hayes’ salary, he signed a 2-year- $9,967,200 rookie contract with the New Orleans Pelicans. The contract also included $9,967,200 guaranteed and an annual average salary of $4,983,600.

Jaxson Hayes – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Jaxson Hayes is active on Twitter, and Instagram with several hundred thousand followers. He also has a Facebook account which has not been updated since July 2015.

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