Who Is Jayson Tatum And Who Is His Recent Girlfriend?

Jayson Tatum s an American Professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association(NBA). He was born on March 3, 1998, in St. Louis, Missouri.

Career Of Jayson Tatum During Education

Jayson Tatum attended Chaminade College Preparatory School in St. Louis, Missouri. He played high school basketball for the Chaminade Red Devils and led them to the Missouri Class 5 state championship in his junior year. After it, he won the skill competition in McDonald's All-American Game . To add on, he was leading the East Team At United Center in Chicago. In 2016, Tatum also played in the Jordan Brand Classic in which high school Stars of basketball played annually in April. Tatum was named the Gatorade National Player of the Year  before moving on to play college basketball at Duke University.

Due to foot injury, Tatum missed 8 games  before starting the game for Duke University. He played one year of college basketball at Duke University before declaring for the NBA draft. He committed to Duke as a highly recruited high school basketball player and played for the Blue Devils during the 2016-2017 season.

During his freshman year at Duke, Tatum was one of the team's leading scorers, and won over Maine, Florida, Elon, Georgia Tech, Boston College, Miami, Virginia. Tatum led the Blue Devils victory over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the ACC tournament championship.

Despite playing just one year at Duke, Tatum is considered one of the program's top players of the one-and-done era and helped cement Duke's status as one of the top college basketball programs in the country.

Tatum opted to join the 2017 NBA draft directly as a one-and-done after his freshman year, where he was regarded to be selected in the first round.

Jayson Tatum's Professional Career

The Boston Celtics(Twitter) selected Jayson Tatum with the third overall selection in the 2017 NBA Draft. He had an instant effect on the team during his rookie campaign and assisted in advancing them to the Eastern Conference Finals. A few of his standout achievements from his first year of NBA Draft.

Tatum's skills improved even more during the postseason. One of the most important players in Boston's postseason run, he had averages of 18.5 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game.

In the Game 1 series, Jayson had career high points against the Philadelphia 76ers. After the victory of Game 2 , he became the youngest player ever to score at 20 points in four straight playoff games at the age of 20 years, 61 days. In Game 3  he became the first rookie for the Celtics , and Tatum was named to the NBA All Rookie Team on May 22, 2018.

The 2018–19 NBA season was Jayson Tatum's second with the Boston Celtics. During his sophomore season, Tatum continued to improve his abilities and solidify his position as a crucial member of the Celtics. 

In the years Jayson's points and rebounds increased gradually, in 2021 Tatum tested positive for Covid-19, due to this he missed multiple games. 

 In 2022, Tatum became the first player in series history to be named ‘Player of the Week’ in back-to-back weeks. In feb 2023, Tatum became the youngest player to reach 1000 career three pointers and also won the game's Most Valuable Player award. In addition, he also made history when he became the first NBA player to record at least 50 points in each of the regular season, postseason, and All-Star Game.

Jayson’s Girlfriend And Family

Jayson’s father Justin Tatum was coach and athletics director at Soldan International Studies High School for six years and  his mother Brandy Cole graduated from Saint Louis University School of Law. He has a child Deuce who was born on December 6, 2017, and the mother of his son is Toriah Lachell (ex-girlfriend).

Who is Jayson Tatum’s girlfriend?

Currently, Ella Mai, an English-American vocalist and songwriter, is Jayson Tatum’s girlfriend. The couple was spotted with Deuce in 2020, during the NBA off-season and That media caught Ella visiting at Jayson’s house in Missouri,  it is thought that they began dating shortly after.

Jayson girlfriend

According to HITC, rumours about their romance began in October 2020. Ella Mai was spotted filming a TikTok video at Tatum's house during the off-season, and the white backdrop with wooden window bars caught everyone's attention. Tatum had the exact same information in the other recording; this may not a coincidence.


Jayson started his football career during school, after it he drafted with Duke University for one year. Then his journey began with National Basketball Association for the Boston. He has a son named Deuce from his Ex-girlfriend Toriah Lachell. Nowadays, Jayson highlighted with an English-American singer and songwriter Ella Mai.

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