Seven Unknown Interesting Facts of NBA Star Jessie Govan!

Jessie Govan is an American professional basketball player. Jessie is a center who recently played for Kyoto Hannaryz in Japan – B1 League. Below listed are some facts about Jessie.

1) Family

Jessie Govan was born in New York City. He is the son of Deanna Govan and Jessie Govan. He is the only child of Deanna and Jessie. His father is the most influential person in his athletic career.

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2) Favorites

  • Favorite food: Pork Chops
  • Favorite movie: Space Jam
  • Favorite TV show: Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends
  • Favorite Team: Georgetown Hoyas and New Giants
  • Favorite pro athlete: Russell Westbrook

3) Career High

On 10th October 2019, Jessie set his career-high in points in a Japan – B1 League game. In the game, he scored 30 points in Hamamatsu-Higashi Mikawa Phoenix’s home loss against Hitachi Sunrockers, 73-85. Similarly, he also had 11 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal. Jessie shot 14/23 from two, 0/3 from three, shooting at 53.8% from the field and shot 2/3 from the free-throw line.

Basketball player Jessie Govan
Basketball player Jessie Govan(Source: Georgetown Athletics)

4) Public School Athletic League

Jessie helped lead Wings Academy in the Public School Athletic League title and a berth in the Dick’s National High School Tournament. He averaged 22.7 points, 12.7 rebounds and 3.2 blocks as a senior at Wings. Similarly, he played AAU for the New York Lightning and was ranked as the Number 8 by Rivals.com.

Georgetown's Jessie Govan
Georgetown’s Jessie Govan(Source: Zagsblog)

5) College Career

when Jessie was in Junior year, he played in all 30 games and averaged 17.9 ppg and 10.0 rpg for the season. In Sophomore year he appeared in 32 games starting 21 times with an average of 21.0 mpg. He scored a season-high 23 points vs. Marquette on 2nd November 2017.

During his freshman at college, he appeared in 33 games and started six times and was selected in an All-BIG EAST Freshman Team selection.

6) Height

Jessie Govan is 6 feet 11 inches tall. He has a great physique. Being a professional basketball player, he has a great well-maintained body. His weight is 122 kg.

Jessie Govan Basketball player
Jessie Govan Basketball player(Source: Casual Hoya)

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7) Relationship

His relationship status is currently single. He has not been linked with anyone at present. When it comes to personal life, he is very secretive. Jessie has not revealed anything about his life.

Source: guhoyas, proballers