Jaxson Hayes Bio, Age, Parents, Career, Net Worth, Salary, NBA Draft

By | May 27, 2021

Jaxson Hayes Biography

Jaxson Hayes (Jaxson Reed Hayes) an American professional basketball player plating for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He as well played college basketball for the Texas Longhorns.

Jaxson Hayes Age

Hayes was born to his parents in the year 2000 on the 23rd.

Jaxson Hayes Professional career

On June 20, 2019, the Atlanta Hawks selected Hayes with the 8th overall pick of the 2019 NBA draft and then had his draft rights traded to New Orleans Pelicans along with the draft rights to the No.17

Furthermore picked Nickell Alexander-Walker and the draft rights to the No. 35 pick Marcos Louzada Silva along with a heavily protected 2020 first-round pick for the draft rights to No. 4 overall pick De’Andre Hunter.

Jaxson Hayes Net-worth

Jaxson estimated net worth is under review.

Jaxson Hayes NBA draft

when projecting him for the next level … Standing 6’11” and sporting a 7’4” wingspan with massive hands and a frame that should easily be able to build from his current 220-pound weight … He as well also pairs this with fluid athleticism and end to end speed.

At Texas this length and athleticism allowed him to protect the rim at an elite level. Jaxson blocked 2.2 shots per game (3.77 per 40 minutes) and altered a significant amount of potential shots. These physical traits should translate to the next level and make him a legit NBA rim protector.

Jaxson Hayes’ mobility also allows him to hedge well during pick and roll defense. His defense is probably his calling card at this point in his development, but Hayes has offensive appeal as a rim runner/lob target as well as a player with a track record of finishing around the rim.

His massive hands also make him a high-level lob target who can grab just about everything in his vicinity … He’s also a pretty solid offensive rebounder (1.8 orpg) and can be respectable collecting misses …

Jaxson Hayes NBA mock draft

Hayes is the Atlanta Hawks at No,-end NBA prospect early cementing himself as the top center prospect in the draft.

“Hayes’ lack of experience, relatively raw offensive game and still developing feel likely will relegate him to project status for most NBA teams, but that shouldn’t be too much of a deterrent at this point in the draft.”

The latest mock drafts from CBS Sports writers Gary Parrish and Kyle Boone, along with Sports Illustrated’s Jeremy Woo.

A former four-star recruit out of Archbishop Moeller High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, Hayes was ranked as the nation’s No. 102 overall prospect and No. 21 power forward in the 2018 class, according to the 247Sports Composite. He was also the No. 5 player in the state of Ohio.

The 6-foot-11, 220-pounder appeared in 32 games as a true freshman for the Longhorns. He suffered a season-ending knee injury in a loss to Kansas in the quarterfinals of Big 12 tournament and missed the entirety of the team’s run to the National Invitation Tournament title.

Hayes set a new single-season school record for field goal percentage and ranked third in the Big 12 in blocks per game, garnering second-team All-Big 12 honors. Now he’ll look to become the 13th first-round pick and the eighth lottery pick produced by the Texas program since Chris Mihm went No. 7 overall in 2000 to the Chicago Bulls (traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers).

The Longhorns have produced a first-round pick in three of the last four drafts – Myles Turner went No. 11 overall to the Pacers in 2015, followed by Jarrett Allen at No. 22 overall to the Nets in 2017, while Mohamed Bamba was picked No. 6 overall by the Magic in last year’s draft.

Jaxson Hayes parents

Hayes was born to his mother, Kristi Kinne-Hayes who played basketball at Drake University from 1991 to 1995. She earned honorable mention Kodak All-American accolades and Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year honors as a senior from 1994 to 1995) Kristi recorded 3,406 career points during her four years 1987-91 at Jefferson-Scranton High School (Jefferson, Iowa) Kristi previously served as an assistant women’s basketball coach at Oklahoma, Iowa and Southern Illinois-Carbondale.

His mother who is as well a Jefferson native, survived ovarian cancer when at the age of 22. The disease took one of her ovaries and threatened her life.

Jaxson Hayes Education

Hayes enrolled at Moeller High School in Cincinnati, Ohio and later on joined college at the University of Texas. While in school, he was highly involved in basketball.

Jaxson Hayes High School Career

Hayes joined Moeller High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. He grew from six feet as a freshman to 6’11 as a senior, he averaged 12 points, seven rebounds and four blocks per game. Jaxson was also committed to the University of Texas to play college basketball. He played JV in his junior year.


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