Jalen Brunson, brother of Erica Brunson, was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, U.S.. The siblings were born to their parents, Rick and Sandra Brunson.
Jalen Marquis Brunson is a renowned basketball player who plays for the New York Knicks in the defensive line of the court as a point guard.
Talking about his physicality, the NBA player is 6ft 2 in (1.88m) tall and weighs around 190 Ib (86kg).
Brunson is impressive with his skill and style is catching everyone’s attention in the National Basketball Association League.
As for Jalen’s college days, he played and won two National Championships for Villanova University as a junior and became National College Player of the Year in 2018.
The star player also made his first-ever appearance in the FIBA Under-19 World Cup on the 18th of June 2015 for the USA national team.
Further, he was honored with an annual USA Basketball Male Athlete of The Year award for his great performance in the basketball tournament.
Jalen Brunson Brother And Sister Erica Brunson
Jalen doesn’t have a brother, while he has a younger sister, Erica Brunson, who was born in 2001, and both siblings were raised in southern New Jersey.
The duo siblings share a close bond and undoubtedly support each other in their specific careers. They seem to support each other well.
Erica is always there to encourage his brother during his basketball games, as she is often seen in the media cheering his brother.
However, the basketball player’s sister seems to keep a low profile about her personal life as she has kept her Instagram profile private.
Jalen Brunson Parents: Rick Brunson and Sandra Brunson
Jalen Brunson shared an interesting story about his parents, Rick and Sandra Brunson, about how they first met in life.
His father, Rick was a former professional basketball player, his parents met while Jalen’s father played for the Owls men’s basketball team at Temple University.
The star player’s parents were very much supportive of him following his passion and love for basketball.
Behind Brunson’s successful basketball career, his parents played a significant role as they were always there to back their son up on or on the court.
Rick Brunson: Jalen Brunson Father
Rick Brunson, AKA Eric Daniel Brunson, is a retired basketball player from America who played for his college team Temple Owls.
During his prime time, Jalen’s father played the role of point guard for his team, and he earned MVP of McDonald’s All-American Tournament.
Even though Rick had already gained enough limelight in his career as a basketball player, but after his retirement, he became a basketball assistant coach for the New York Knicks and grabbed more spotlight.
Because Jalen’s father was a coach and former basketeer, he was a role model and a mentor to Jalen, who guided him throughout his basketball journey.
The famous player had a thriving basketball career as he followed in his father’s footsteps in becoming a successful and competent basketball player.