Jon Scheyer is an Israeli American former Basketball player and coach. He is currently the head coach of Duke Blue Devils in the Atlantic Coast Conference League. He earlier played for the Duke’s, Philadelphia 76ers, Gran Canaria and other prominent teams Jon Scheyer played in the position of point guard and shooting guard.
Jon Scheyer is nick named “Jewish Jordan” and he is considered one of the best players to come from Illinois region. For his contributions to the game, he received the Illinois Mr. Basketball honour in the year 2006. He is also a wonderful coach and has helped the team to win NCAA Championship in 2015.
Jon Scheyer was born on the 24th of August 1987 in NorthBrook region of Illinois, US. Jon Scheyer current age is 35 years.
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Jon Scheyer belongs to a middle class family from Illinois region of US. He started playing basket ball at a young age of 3 and became part of his school team. His parents supported his interest in sports and provided him with all the facilities needed to launch his career. At the young age of 9, Jon Scheyer was already part of AAU National Tournament.
When he was about to join high school, many people told his parents to move to a better city as Jon would get better opportunities to enhance his skills. Even his father was ready to move but Jon decided to stay in his hometown and wanted to achieve success with whatever amenities they had in their place. He was ably supported by his coach.
Jon Scheyer belongs to a Jewish family based in NorthBrook region of Illinois, US. His father Jim Scheyer worked in a private firm and his mother Laury Scheyer is a homemaker. Jon has two siblings named Brooke Scheyer and Jenifer Scheyer. Jon is the youngest of the three children in the family.
Jon Scheyer is married to Marcelle Provencial. He got married in the year 2017 when he was 30 years old. He had already retired from active sports at that time and was working as a coach. He does not have any children as of now.
Jon Scheyer is very handsome and has a fair complexion with good eyes. His height is a big advantage for him in basketball sports and he stands tall at 6.5 feet. His weight is around 85 kgs and matches perfectly with his height. He has a muscular structure and looks very lean due to his tall stance. He is regular to gym and also trains hard on the court along with his team.
Jon Scheyer started playing basketball when he was just 3 years old. His parents were surprised at his ability to handle the ball and sent him for training. Jon was quick to master the skill and he soon began playing for his school team. At the age of 9, he was already part of the AAU National Tournament and performed wonderfully to attract everyone’s attention.
He also got an opportunity to play at the Fellowship of Afro-American Men FAAM Tournament in Illinois. When he wanted to join high school. he got many offers to play outside of Illinois but he decided to stay back and play for NorthBrook. He received scholarship from Tom Crean of Marquette University when he was in his 8th grade.
The net worth of Jon Scheyer is around $20 million. He is considered to be one of the best players from Illinois region of the US. He has earned lot of money as a player and currently works as a coach. He owns several luxury cars and villas in Illinois and other states of the US. He has contract with Duke’s as of now and also endorses different brands.
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Jon Scheyer was very attached to Illinois and did not want to move to another place to get better offers during his high school days. He set many records in Illinois and is the 4th leading player in the history for Illinois. He was awarded Illinois Mr Basketball in 2006.
Jon Scheyer’s all time career records put him in the top 10 position in many categories. He scored the 4th position in terms of all time highest points and 6th position for all time highest assists and rebounds.