Player Profile

Ayo Dosunmu

Ayo Dosunmu

Chicago Bulls Shooting guard

Nationality :American
Date Of Birth :January 17, 2000
Height :6 feet 4 inches
Weight :91 KG

Quamdeen Ayopo Dosunmu (born January 17, 2000) is a Nigerian-American professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball at Illinois, where he was named a consensus first-team All-American in his junior season.

Quick Facts

Full NameQuamdeen Ayopo Dosunmu
Date of BirthJanuary 17, 2000
Birth PlaceChicago, Illinois
Age23 Years Old
NationalityAmerican
ReligionChristianity
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Chinese ZodiacDragon
Height6 feet 4 inches/ 1.93 m/ 193 cm
Weight91 kg/ 200 lb.
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBrown
High SchoolMorgan Park
UniversityThe University Of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Father’s NameQuam Dosunmu
Mother’s NameJamarra Dosunmu
TattoosYes
GirlfriendJalen Court
ProfessionBasketball player
League NBA
Position Shooting Guard
Current TeamChicago Bulls
Jersey Number12
NBA Draft2021, Round: 2, Pick: 38th Overall
Playing Career2021-Present
Net Worth  $1-2 Million
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter, Facebook
MerchTrading Card
Last Update August 2023 

Ayo Dosunmu Biography, EarlyLife

Ayo Dosunmu was born on January 17, 2000, in Chicago, Illinois, to Nigerian immigrant parents Quam Dosunmu and Jamarra Dosunmu.

Yakub, aka Kube, the NBA player’s elder brother (born August 24, 1999), and two elder sisters: Joselynn (the eldest of them) and Khadijat.

Although none of his siblings pursued a professional sports career, they are all tremendously supportive of Ayo’s NBA path. Joselynn, Dosunmu’s sister, works in management, and Khadijat, his sister, is a schoolteacher.

Ayo Dosunmu’s father, Quam, reportedly quit his job as a UPS manager after 30 years and became a paraprofessional to watch his son’s development in basketball; Ayo had informed him when he was in sixth grade that he wanted to be an NBA player.

His mother is a hairdresser who owns Salon Seven in Chicago’s South Loop.

Because of his basketball history, the NBA star’s father would coach Ayo and his brother Yakub in the youth basketball squad.

Furthermore, Ayo Dosunmu’s father was on the coaching staff during his freshman and senior years in high school.

Education and a College Career

Ayo Dosunmu switched to Morgan Park High School after his first 12 months at Westinghouse College Prep.

He led the squad to 2 3A State Championship victories (in his junior and senior years).

Ayo, a 5-big name prospect in keeping with 247 Sports and Rivals, committed to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign on October 19, 2017, and enrolled on June 10, 2018.

Ayo Dosunmu made his NCAA basketball debut in opposition to Evansville on November eight, 2018, scoring 18 factors and grabbing six rebounds, four assists, and three steals.

As a sophomore, he averaged sixteen.6 factors, four.3 rebounds, and three.3 assists in keeping with game.

Ayo led the Fighting Illini to a ninety one-88 victory over Ohio State within the 2021 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Championship in his junior season, scoring sixteen points and grabbing 9 rebounds.

He attended the University of Illinois for three years (2018-2021) before leaving for the NBA draft.

Ayo Dosunmu’s, Height, And Weight

The NBA player with a sharp shooting ability is noted for his athletic agility and vertical jump. Dosunmu stands 1.94 meters tall and weighs 200 lb.

Born in 2000, the player is 23 years old. Talking about the other physical appearances of the basketball player, he has black hair and brown eyes.

Career

Education & Collegiate Career

After his first year of high school at Westinghouse College Prep, Ayo transferred to Morgan Park High School.

There, he led the team to victory in two 3A State Championship titles (in his junior & senior years).

On October 19, 2017, Ayo, the five-star recruit by 247 Sports and Rivals, committed to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign & enrolled on June 10, 2018.

On November 8, 2018, Ayo Dosunmu made his collegiate basketball debut against Evansville, where he scored 18 points & made six rebounds, four assists, & three steals.

He averaged 16.6 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 3.3 assists per game as a sophomore.

In his junior season, Ayo led the Fighting Illini to a 91-88 victory against Ohio State in the 2021 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Championship, scoring 16 points and nine rebounds.

He attended the University Of Illinois for three years (2018 to 2021) before forgoing his senior year for the NBA draft.

Ayo Dosunmu’s NBA Journey

Dosunmu became the second-round 38th overall pick of the Chicago Bulls in the 2021 NBA Draft, where the top-three picks were Cade Cunningham, Jalen Green & Evan Mobley.

After signing a two-year rookie contract with the Bulls, he made his NBA debut on the team’s season opener victory against the Pistons on October 20, 2021, under the head coach Billy Donovan.

On December 6, 2021, in a 109-97 win against the Nuggets, Ayo got his first-ever NBA game as a starter for the Bulls, joining Lonzo Ball, DeMar DeRozan, Javonte Green & Zach LaVine.

After Ayo Dosunmu opened his field-goal attempts without a miss in nine consecutive games on January 25, 2022, he broke the previous rookie record of eight by Orlando Woolridge.

The NBA shooting guard made his first-ever playoff appearance in the 2022 NBA playoffs, where they lost to the Bucks in the first round by 1-4.

In the 2022-23 season, Ayo scored his season-high 22 points two times- against the Celtics on October 24, 2022, and against the Hornets on February 2, 2023.

Ayo Dosunmu’s Net Worth

Ayo Dosunmu has an estimated net worth of $1-$2 million as of June 2023. The NBA player amassed a considerable fortune through his basketball career contracts.

Millions of dollars have been earned by the 2021 NBA Draft choice.

He signed a two-year, $2.49 million contract with the Bulls on August 13, 2021, with an annual salary of $1.2 million. Ayo’s base salary for the 2022-23 season is $1.56 million.

Ayo Dosunmu will be a free agent following the 2022 NBA season if no contract extensions or option deals are reached.

Relationship & Girlfriend

With the NBA fame, fans seeking insight into Dosunmu’s relationship are not surprised.

And yes, the Chicago-born basketball player is dating, who is none other than his college-time girlfriend, Jalen Court.

Both were attendants of the University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign, though insights on how & when they began dating are under wraps.

The two kept their relationship profile pretty low until the NBA Draft day of Ayo when Jalen shared a picture of them on her Instagram story.

Ayo’s girlfriend, Jalen, goes by the Instagram handle @jaecourt. The couple often makes adorable comments on each other’s IG posts.

In January 2023, Jalen Court joined her Chicago Bulls star boyfriend when he celebrated his 23rd birthday in Paris.

FAQ

How old is Ayo Dosunmu?

Ayo Dosunmu is 23 years old.

How much is Ayo Dosunmu’s net worth?

His estimated net worth is around $1-$2 million 

How tall is Ayo Dosunmu?

He has a height of 6 feet 4 inches.

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