PORTLAND Trail Blazers rookie Sterling “Scoot” Henderson was selected by the team as their #3 pick in 2023.
That night his parents were seen standing by his side and now fans want to know more about him.
Who are Scoot Henderson’s parents?
Scoot Henderson was born on February 3, 2004 to Chris and Crystal Henderson.
Chris is known for his career as a coach and trainer, while Crystal is known for her work as a healthcare administrator HITC.
Together they operate the Next Play 360° training facility in Marietta, Georgia.
Is Scoot Henderson the first in his family to play basketball?
While Scoot is perhaps the most famous of Henderson, he’s not Chris and Crystal’s only child.
His parents have six other children, including Crystal “Moochie” Henderson.
Like Scoot, Moochie, who is 18 months younger than the NBA star, is known for her basketball skills.
In an interview with the athleteHe described her as “definitely the most skilled” Henderson, adding that she was “the best shot in the family.”
To date, she has accumulated 2,300 points during her time at Carlton J. Kell High School.
Scoot’s other siblings include:
- CJ Henderson, who played basketball in high school but is now pursuing a career in real estate
- Jade Henderson, who played football in high school
- Diamond Henderson, who played competitive basketball until 2015
- China Henderson, who played basketball at California State University at Fullerton and is now a licensed coach
- Onyx Henderson, who played basketball at California State University at Fullerton and is now a licensed coach
Collectively, the group is known as The Henderson Sevenand they often post on Instagram about each other’s accomplishments.
Who is Scoot Henderson?
Scoot is a professional basketball player from Marietta, Georgia.
Traditionally, players often enter the NBA draft after playing college ball. However, Scoot took a different route by skipping college altogether.
Instead, he graduated from Carlton J. Kell High School a year and a half early and began playing for the NBA G League Ignite, a developmental basketball team in the NBA G League.
During the 2022-23 season, he averaged 17.6 points per game and 5.1 rebounds per game, making him a top pick in the 2023 draft.