3 facts about the Memphis Tigers basketball center
Jalen Duren arrived at Memphis ranked as the No. 1 rookie by Rivals.
He did not disappoint.
Duren was unanimously selected the 2021-22 American Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year, and he earned a spot on the AAC All-Conference First Team.
Here is some basic information about Jalen Duren:
- Height: 6 feet, 11 inches
- Weight: 250 pounds
- Age: 19 years old
- Birthday: November 18, 2003
- Hometown: Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania
- High Schools: Montverde Academy in Montverde, Florida; Roman Catholic High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Mother: Aneisea Hudgins
Check out three more things to know about Memphis Tigers men’s basketball center Jalen Duren.
Jalen Duren signs NIL deals with Bose, Candy Digital, In-House
Jalen Duren signed multiple name, likeness and likeness (NIL) agreements during his first season with the Memphis Tigers men’s basketball team.
VaynerSports handles Duren’s NIL transactions.
Jalen Duren misses games with hip and finger injury
Jalen Duren missed three games during the Memphis Tigers regular season in 2021-22.
Duren missed Memphis’ home game against Tulsa on Jan. 4 due to a hip injury.
He then missed two games due to a finger injury. The games he missed with a finger injury were Jan. 23 at Tulsa and Jan. 27 against East Carolina.
The only other game Duren missed during the regular season was Memphis’ game at Tulane on December 29, and Duren missed that game. due to COVID-19 protocols.
Jalen Duren and Jabari Smith helped Team USA win U16 gold
Jalen Duren helped Team USA win a gold medal at the FIBA Americas U16 Championship 2019 in Belem, Brazil.
United States team went 6-0. He defeated Canada 94-71 in the gold medal game on June 9, 2019. Duren had 10 points and eight rebounds in the final game.
Duren played in all six games and averaged 10.3 points and 8.2 rebounds.
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Check Biography of Jalen Düren on the Memphis Tigers men’s basketball website.