There is a reason why people say “find what you love doing and let it kill you”. This is usually not literally rather it means discovering that one thing that you are passionate about and doing it with all you have is what makes the difference between “just living and living a fulfilled life.” An a sneek peek at Justin Minaya’s biography will show you and I just that.
Who Is Justin Minaya ?
Justin Minaya is a Dominican-American, and a professional basketball player who had just recently played for the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers. He trained at South Carolina and Providence colleges and advanced to playing there. Omar Minaya, is his father, Omar is a major League Baseball executive.
Full Name: Justin Minaya
Date of Birth: March 26, 1999
Age: (as of 2023) 24 years old
Place of Birth: Harrington Park, New Jersey, U.S.
Zodiac: Sign Aries
Height: 6 feet 1 inches
Weight: 95 kg
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Net Worth: $1 million
Profession: Basketball Player
Education University of South Carolina (2017-2021), Providence College (2021)
Parent Omar Minaya (Father, MLB Executive)
NBA Debut April 4, 2023 (with the Portland Trail Blazers)
Justin Minaya’s Age & Early Life
Justin Minaya was born to Mr. Omar Minaya(Father) and Mrs. Rachael Minaya (mother) on March 26, 1999, in Harrington Park, New Jersey, United States. He is currently 24 years old as the time of this writing. As a March born, his Zodiac sign is Aries. Justin Minaya is an American citizen, who identifies with the Christian faith.
Justin Minaya’s Education
Justin Minaya attended Northern Valley High School in Old Tappan, New Jersey. He made good grades there, and pursued further studies at the University of South Carolina, from 2017 to 2021. He later transferred to Providence College in 2021.
Justin Minaya Height & Weight
As an NBA basketball player, Justin Minaya is expected tall. He stands at 6 feet 1 inches tall and weighs around 95 kg. He has dreamy brown eyes and short spike-like hair. There is yet to be information on other body measurements such as chest-waist-hip measurements, biceps, and more.
Justin Minaya’s Career
Minaya was only a prospect out of high school but had earned many college basketball offers.
He was an alumni understudy who played for Providence Friars in May 2021, as a forwarder recognized with shirt no. 15.
Prior to that, he had played for South Carolina Gamecocks, after he had and signed his letter of intent on May 15, 2017, which lasted till April of 2021. Minaya dedicated four seasons to the Gamecocks, missing only five games as a result of a serious knee injury, he had sustained. Minaya also had to get thumb surgery in 2020.
At his younger age he played with formal offers for teams in South Carolina, UNC Wilmington, Illinois, Iona, Boston University, and UMass all.
He was a four-year starter for South Carolina, playing under the head coach Frank Martin. He later moved to Providence for his graduation season. Minaya made an average of 6.5 points per game and kicked start 25 of the 32 games he appeared in for Providence in the 2021-2022 season.
However, In 2022, the Providence Friars emerged winner for the Big East regular season title and got to the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16 after their defeat against South Dakota State and Richmond before being loosing to Kansas.
Minaya again, made another headway and joined the Charlotte Hornets for the 2022 NBA Summer League after he missed beingdrafted in the 2022 NBA draft. He got selected to the roster of the Capitanes de Ciudad de México for the 2022-2023 NBA G League season. He also signed a 10-day deal with the Portland Trail Blazers on the 4th of April, 2023. On that day, Minaya made his NBA debut, with a score of 8 points in a 119-109 defeat to the Memphis Grizzlies.
Justin Minaya’s Lovelife & Relationships
Who is the successful Basketball player seeing? Well, Justin Minaya is yet to go public about his personal life and so he maintains confidentiality in his love life and hasn’t given ghe media a wing regarding his relationship, but he is quite young and we have our fingers crossed for sooner than later. Though, we strongly believe inspite Minaya being career minded, he may be spending his leisure days with a lady he cares about but yet to go public on.
Justin Minaya is on Instagram, and goes by the username @jusminaya. He has a confirmed Instagram account with about 11k fans and 30+ posts; which would’ve been more if he regularly shares his life events or career on the media.
Justin Minaya’s Net Worth
As of this year, 2023, Justin Minaya’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million. All of which he earns through his dedicated profession as a basketball player which is his main source of income. Minaya’s net worth is bound to be increased in the upcoming year as he gets more deals, contracts, and endorsement.