Rising basketball star Brandon Miller grew up in an athletic household.
On June 22, 2023, the 20-year-old’s hard work paid off after he was officially drafted into the NBA.
Who are Brandon Miller’s parents?
Brandon Miller was born on November 22, 2002 in Antioch, Tennessee.
His father, Darrell, played football in high school and college at the University of Alabama, while his mother, Angela Youlanda, was a former track and field athlete.
Although not much more is known about the couple’s personal life, they had three children during their marriage.
Brandon has an older brother and sister.
Who is Brandon Miller?
Brandon has over 110,000 followers on Instagram – a number that is expected to grow with his league experience.
Prior to his draft, Brandon was a consensus five-star recruit.
As a small forward for the Alabama Crimson Tide, he was one of the top players in the 2023 class.
Accordingly ESPN: “Miller averaged 18.8 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 2.1 assists while shooting 43% from the field and 38% from 3-point range. He also won the SEC Tournament MVP award and was named an All-American runner-up.”
Which NBA team was Brandon Miller drafted by?
On June 22, 2023, Brandon was selected by the Charlotte Hornets as the second pick overall in the 2023 NBA draft.
The aspiring athlete told ESPN, “I know we’re going to have as much fun as we can in Charlotte.”
Despite protests from much of the team’s fanbase, Brandon beat out G League Ignite guard Scoot Henderson for the position.
“It wasn’t the easiest decision, but Brandon was our pick the entire time,” said Mitch Kupchak, the Hornets general manager, after the decision was announced.
“There’s been a lot of lively discussion over the last three or four days, which I welcome and it’s good for the basketball department to discuss pros and cons.”