Former Arizona Wildcat Deandre Ayton has skilled loads of firsts with the Phoenix Suns. He was drafted by the Suns with the first choose within the 2018 NBA Draft, which was the primary time the staff had the No. 1 general choose within the franchise’s historical past. It was additionally the primary time a participant chosen first general had gone to a staff from the state the place he performed in highschool and school earlier than coming into the NBA. In 2019, Ayton was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Staff. In 2021, he grew to become the primary Suns participant since Shawn Marion in 2007 to place up at the least 25 factors, 15 rebounds, and 5 blocks in a single sport. The Bahamian-born athlete then helped the staff clinch its first playoff berth since 2010.
His accomplishments on the court docket are effectively documented however many followers need to know extra about his life off the court docket and his girlfriend Anissa Evans.
Evans is from the identical nation as her beau
Deandre Ayton was born in Nassau, Bahamas, and so was his girlfriend.
Evans’ dad and mom are Andrae and Melissa Evans. Her father is the proprietor of Bananas Sleep Answer within the Bahamas and her mom studied well being at Nova Southeastern College. Evans has two youthful siblings, Haley and Dreson, in addition to an older sister named Sienna.
Evans graduated from Jupiter Excessive College in 2017 and later attended the College of Tampa. She and Ayton are highschool sweethearts however their relationship hit some tough patches after he entered the NBA.
Ayton and Evans broke up however reconciled in 2019
In 2019, Terez Owens reported that Ayton and Evans had damaged up a few instances and it needed to do with one other girl. This information got here after the Suns’ middle was noticed with an Instagram mannequin named Brooke. Based on multiple reports, Ayton and his new girl even received matching tattoos after relationship for just some weeks. He additionally gave her a gold chain together with his jersey quantity 22 on it.
Nonetheless, Ayton and Brooke’s relationship didn’t final and the basketball star ended up getting again with Evans.
What number of children Evans and Ayton have collectively
In March of 2021, Ayton and Evans welcomed their first baby Deandre Ayton, Jr.
A couple of months later, Ayton performed in his first Western Convention Finals sport. That day additionally occurred to be Father’s Day and cameras recognizing the NBA star sharing a kiss with Evans and their son earlier than tipoff. Ayton later revealed that teammate Chris Paul despatched him a textual content that morning earlier than anybody else.
“Chris Paul was the primary one to textual content me this morning, that’s the primary comfortable Father’s Day I’ve gotten,” Ayton mentioned (per ArizonaSports.com). “I had to take a look at my telephone, I glimpsed at it and it was like seven within the morning and I used to be like, ‘Is that this for me?’ However I needed to learn the entire message and say ‘Oh yea bro, you’re a father.’”