Player Profile

Collin Sexton

Collin Sexton

Utah Jazz Point guard / Shooting guard

Nationality :American
Date Of Birth :January 4, 1999
Height :6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight :190 lb (86 kg)

Collin Sexton: A Brief Biography

On January 4, 1999, Collin Darnell Sexton was conceived. He and his siblings were raised in Marietta, Georgia by his parents, Darnell Sexton and Gia Sexton.

His mother Gia is a nurse, and his father is a pharmaceutical salesman and former coach. Additionally, he has two siblings: an older sister named Giauna Sexton and an older brother named Jordan Sexton.

In addition, Collin began playing basketball at the age of three. Jordan and he used to play until late at night in their garage.

Jordan frequently prevailed at the time, but Collin insisted on finishing the match in a win.

It was his sister’s idea to install a ring in their garage so that her youngest brother could play basketball, despite the fact that she did not play the sport.

She has always been a very dependable sister. Sexton also attended Powder Springs, Georgia’s Hillgrove High School.

Later, he changed schools and joined the football team at Pebblebrook High School in Mableton, Georgia. After that, he played for the Alabama Crimson Tide while attending the University of Alabama.

Height of Collin Sexton, Weight, and Body Stats

Sexton and I both celebrate our birthdays on October 6, so Libra is our birth sign. He is a towering 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall and 86 kg (189 lbs) in weight.

Sexton works out frequently and frequents the gym to keep his physique in shape.

He also has pitch-black eyes and black curly hair to go with his lean body and husky complexion.

How much does Collin Sexton Earn? Net Worth

The young NBA star is his team’s eighth highest-paid player. Collin’s salary as of 2023 is an average of $4.6 million annually and is sharply rising each season.

With the Cleveland Cavaliers, he has agreed to a four-year deal worth $20,175,111, which includes $20,175,111 in guarantees and an average annual salary of $5,043,778.

Additionally, he is anticipated to make around $6 million with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the upcoming season.

“As of 2023, Collin has a net worth of over $2 million.”

Also, Collin gave his mother a lavish Audi for her 50th birthday as one of the highest-paid rookie players in the NBA.

Apart from this, Collin hasn’t made his endorsement agreements or other wealth available to the public.

On the Rivals website, you can find Collin Sexton’s rankings, videos, profile, and a lot more details.

Collin Sexton plays for Utah Jazz (Northwest NBA Team)

High School Career

Collin played for the Falcons at Pebblebrook High School after transferring there, helping them win the 2016 Georgia Region 3-6A championship.

Additionally, he contributed 23 points, 7.4 rebounds, and 2.9 assists per game to the Falcons’ 2016 Georgia Class 6A state championship victory.

ESPN and two other websites rated Sexton as a five-star recruit and one of the top players in the 2017 recruiting class during his senior year.

He finished second among point guards in the 2017 high school class and seventh overall among recruits. In addition, Collin won the McDonald’s Slam Dunk title when he was a high school student.

Collin chose the Alabama Crimson Tide and signed his Letter of Intent on the same day, or on November 10, 2016, despite having a ton of choices as one of the top recruits.

College career

Collin Sexton chose the University of Alabama, where he played for NBA veteran coach Avery.

On November 25, 2017, he scored 40 points while playing with a reduced roster for the majority of the second half of a game against the University of Minnesota.

Similar to this, Collin Sexton scored 27 points, including the game-winning buzzer beater, against Texas A&M University in the first game of the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament.

Then, in the quarterfinal, he beat Auburn University by scoring 31 points. Similar to this, Collin lost the semifinal game against Kentucky despite scoring 21 points.

For the Alabama Crimson Tides, Collin Sexton is a red-white-two-basketball-college player.
After averaging 26.3 PPG (points per game), three assists, and five rebounds in three games, Collin Sexton was then selected for the all-tournament team.

Collin had a 4.0-grade point average during his one year at Alabama University.

Following the Alabama Crimson Tide’s exit from the 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, Sexton made the decision to forego his remaining three seasons of eligibility at the collegiate level and enter the 2018 NBA Draft officially.

Professional career

Cleveland Cavaliers 

Collin was said to be selected first overall in the draft. On July 21, 2018, the Cleveland Cavaliers selected Sexton with the eighth overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft.

Not to mention that, after Antonio McDyess, he was the player from Alabama selected with the highest ranking since 1995.

Following the draft, Sexton debuted in the NBA Summer League on July 6, 2018, scoring 15 points while pulling down seven rebounds.

Additionally, Collin made his NBA debut on October 17, 2018, playing for the Cavaliers. In a 104-116 loss to the Toronto Raptors, he had nine points and three rebounds as well.

Additionally, on November 24, 2018, he beat the Houston Rockets 117-108 while tallying a career-high 29 points.

During the second half of a game at the Staples Center, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Collin Sexton, number 2, moves his feet.
Similar to this, on December 9, 2018, he beat the Washington Wizards while tallying a season-high 29 points.

Not to mention, on March 8, 2019, Collin surpassed Kyrie Irving for three-pointers. On top of that, he quickly surpassed 1,000 career points.

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Sexton had the best week of his rookie season during the second week of March 2019 with 26.0 points, 3.8 assists, and 2.5 rebounds.

Furthermore, from March 8 to March 22, he became the first rookie since Tim Duncan in 1998 to score at least 23 points in seven straight games.

Guard Collin Sexton (2) of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
He was also the only rookie in Cleveland history to record at least 23 consecutive points.

As a result, he was selected to replace the injured Tyler Herro in the Rising Stars Game during the 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend.

Fortunately for Collin, he led Team USA with 21 points, five rebounds, and three assists.

Additionally, on March 4, 2020, at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, the Young Bull set a new record for points scored in a game against the Boston Celtics by scoring 41 points.

Under-17 World Championship

At the 2016 FIBA Under-17 World Championship in Zaragoza, Spain, Sexton represented the USA as a member of the 2016 USA Men’s U17 World Championship team.

Not to mention, he won the tournament’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) award and a gold medal.

NBA Trophies & Titles

  • NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2019)
  • SEC Freshman of the Year (2018)
  • Second-team All-SEC (2018)
  • SEC All-Freshman Team (2018)
  • McDonald’s All-American (2017)
  • FIBA Under-17 World Cup MVP (2016)

Personal Life

Although details of his romantic relationships have not yet been made public, a few people have claimed that he was spotted in New York with a woman.

Although he hasn’t made any announcements about the rumors, he did reveal the details of his trip to New York. Collin said he came to the city to see his girlfriend.

Even though the aforementioned claim is unsupported by any evidence, let’s hope Collin will eventually reveal his lover to the world.