R. J. Hampton - Biography
Last Modified: Oct 17, 2022
|Best Known For:||New Zealand Breakers (baseball team)|
|Net Worth:||Under Review|
|Born on :||February 7, 2001 (age 22)|
|Birth Name /
|Roderick Hampton Jr.|
|Birth Place:||Texas, USA|
|Father's Name:||Roderick Hampton Sr.|
|Mother's Name:||Markita Hampton|
Ryan Hampton (younger brother)
|High School:||Little Elm High School|
|Height:||1.93 meter (6 feet 4 inch)|
|Weight:||82 kg (180.78 lb)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is R. J. Hampton?
R. J. Hampton is a basketball player by profession and American by profession. He currently plays for the New Zealand Breakers of the National Basketball League (NBL).
R. J. Hampton – Age, Parents, Siblings
R. J. Hampton’s birth took place on February 7, 2001, in Texas, USA. He was born Roderick Hampton Jr. to his father Roderick Hampton Sr. and his mother Markita Hampton. He is not the only child of his parents and has a younger sibling, a brother named Ryan Hampton.
His father Rod had played college basketball for SMU from 1987 to 1991.
R. J. Hampton with his late grandmother, and younger brother (Image: Instagram)
For education, he attended Scoggins Middle School and later Little Elm High School, graduating in 2019. He was reported to be opting from the University of Kansas, the University of Memphis, and Texas Tech University. But on May 2019 it was reported that R.J. Hampton had opted against the traditional collegiate route.
His ethnicity includes African American.
R.J. Hampton – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Young R.J. Hampton is very private about his personal life. He has not shared anything about his girlfriend. Although we considered him a single man, a secret affair cannot be ruled out.
He has never been married and is sans wife and children. As he has never married, divorce is out of context.
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R.J. Hampton plays for his high school team (Stock Risers)
R.J. Hampton – Career
R.J. Hampton first played basketball when he was 3 years old. In Little Elm High School, he played varsity basketball for two seasons. On March 15, 2019, he was named Texas Gatorade Player of the Year, making him the first non-senior to win the award since 2013.
Hampton has won two gold medals in his short career- at the 2017 FIBA Under-16 Americas Championship with the United States national under-16 team and at the 2018 FIBA Under-17 Basketball World Cup with the United States national under-17 team.
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R.J. Hampton also earned USA Today All-USA first-team and MaxPreps All-American second-team recognition. On May 28, 2019, it was reported that he had signed a multi-year deal with the New Zealand Breakers of the National Basketball League (NBA) as part of the Next Stars initiative.
As he is not eligible for the new NBA G League venture, he will have to wait for the 2020 NBA Draft as high school players must wait for a year to become draft eligible.
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R.J. Hampton – Net Worth, Salary
Hampton’s net worth and salary have not been estimated. In 2019 it was reported by Forbes that he had been offered more than $1 million to play in China.
R.J. Hampton – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media, R.J. Hampton is active on Twitter, and Instagram but is absent from Facebook.
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