Richard Jefferson

Richard Jefferson

Full Name: Richard Jefferson
Birth Date: 
June 21, 1980
Birth Place:
L os Angeles, California
Education: 
Moon Valley High School
Occupation:
Basketball Player
Years Active:
2001-present
Spouse (s):
Teresa Lourenco (div.)
Religion:
Christian
Zodiac Sign:
Gemini

Richard Jefferson is a popular  American basketball player who started a professional sporting journey with college football and a player of the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was a part of the United States national team and won a bronze medal at the Summer Olympics in 2004, Athens. Jefferson played college basketball at the men’s basketball team Arizona Wildcats. At first, he was drafted for the first round of the 2001 NBA.

Richard Jefferson Early Life:

Richard Jefferson was born on June 21, 1980, in Los Angeles, California to Meekness LeCato, a single mother. His father name is Meekness LeCato. He raised in Phoenix, Arizona and frequently joined his parents were both Christian missionaries in Africa. His parents were unable to pay school fees. He studied at Moon Valley High School in West Phoenix although he did not like schooling but was very good in sporting. In 1998, his school Moon Valley High School won the State Championship.

Richard Jefferson Career:

Richard Jefferson began professional career playing college basketball at the University of Arizona in 1998. The college team won three times The NCAA Tournament by his outstanding performance where he averaged 11.2 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 2.8 assists. Then he played almost 489 games for New Jersey having highest average 22.6 points between 2007 and 2008.

Between 2008 and 2009, Jefferson played 82 games for Milwaukee. Then he played 162 games for San Antonio and scored in double figures 104 times. Between 2011 and 2012, Richard performed in 41 games for the Spurs averaging 9.2 points.

Personal Life:

Richard Jefferson started dated Jennie Finch who played softball at the University of Arizona. Then he builds up a relationship with Kesha Nichols and almost married the lady but finally, he called off marriage with the dancer. Finally, he married Teresa Lourenco before the marriage fiasco with Kesha. But the marriage did not sustain too long. She is a model and won an award called “Best New Face” in 1996.

Richard Jefferson Height, Weight and Body Measurement:

Height: 6 feet 7 inches
Weight: 106 kg
Chest:  47 inches
Waist: 37 inches
Biceps: 17 inches
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: Not Known

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