Rajon Pierre Rondo is a popular American professional basketball player born on February 22, 1986 in Louisville, Kentucky
Who are Rajon Rondo parents?
Willian Rondo is the father of Rajon Rondo. His father left the family when Rondo was just seven years of age.
Rajon’s mother Amber Rondo is a very determined woman, who toiled hard to raise her children single-handed. Rajon was raised solely by his mother alongside his siblings Anton, Dymon, and William Tondo.
Rajon Rondo educational Background
Rajon attended the Eastern High School where he was serious about basketball for The Who three years he spent in the school. He joined the school’s basketball team where he earned a spot on the All-State honors and was named the 7th Region Playervof the Year.
He was then transferred to Virginia’s Oak Hill Academy for his senior year where he broke Jeff Mcknnis’s single-season school record of 303 assists, while averaging a double-double.
Having completed his high school education with great performances, he enrolled at the University of Kentucky. He completed his freshman year at Kentucky averaging 8.1 points, 2.9 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 2.6 steals.
Facts about his career
Rajon was drafted by the Phoenix Suns in the 2006 NBA draft and traded to the Boston Celtics. He played his rookie season in 25 matches and made his NBA regular season debut on November 1, 2006.
On April 20, 2008, je made his playoff against the Atlanta Hawks and finished the game with 15 points, 9 assists and 2 steals. He als gave a strong performance in the NBA championship finals which Celtics faced the Los Angeles Lakers.
Rajon recorded his first career triple-double with a career-high during the 2008-2009 NBA season when playing against the Indians Pacers.
He became the first Celtic to lead the league in steals after he achieved his high average points in the 2009- 2010 season.
After recovering from injury in 2010-2011 season, he rose to a gray performance. He still lead the NBA in assists in the season after his injury.
Rajon was traded alongside Dwight Powell, to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Jae Crowder, Jameer NelsonBrandan Wright in December 2014. He made his debut for the Mavericks against the San Antonio Spurs.
Rajon Rondo awards
He was named to the NBA All- Star team for four consecutive years(2010-2013).
Rajon Rondo was again named to the All-NBA Team, an annual National Basketball Association (NBA) honor bestowed on the best players in the league after every NBA season
Rajon Romdo as an entrepreneur
Apart from basketball, Rajon Rondo also ventured into the world of business. He runs an annual summer camp for youth basketball players
Additionally, he launched a foundation named Rajon Rondo Foundation in the year 2011 to help children from under-privileged backgrounds.
His marriage to Ashley Bachelor
Rajon met his better half called Ashley Bachelor while attending college at the University of Kentucky.
After some years of being in relationship with Ashley, they were blessed with two adorable children. The first child was named Ryelle Rondo and the second child was named Rajon Rondo Jr.
His physical stats
The famous basketball player Rajon stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inches tall and weighs about 82 kilograms. He has black hair and dark brown eyes. His body measurements will be updated soon
His social media presence
As at now, Rajon Rondo is currently active on any social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with a massive number of followers.
Rajon Rondo net worth
Rajon earn his income mostly from his career as a professional basketball player. He has an estimated net worth of over $45 million.