Who is Julian Newman?
Julian Newman is an American basketball player who rose to fame in 2012 after a video of him playing varsity basketball went viral on YouTube. In this post I will be writing on Julian Newman’s biography, age, parents, height, career and other facts about Newman. Before that let’s take a quick glance at his profile
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Facts about Julian Newman
Julian Newman was born on the 6th of September 2001. Julian’s parent are Vivian Gonzalez and Jamie Newman. He also has a sister Jaden Newman who also happens to be a basketball player. Julian Newman is 5ft 7inces tall.
Julian Newman is of Jewish and Puerto Rican descent his 20th birthday comes up on the 6th of September 2021. Newman attended Downey Christian School which is a small private school in Orlando Florida in the USA.
Newman’s Father Jamie Newman was a basketball player. He played as point guard for Colonial High School in Orlando. In 2012 Newman’s Dad retired from playing basketball and that same year he became a history teacher and head coach at Downey Christian School. His mother Vivian Gonzalez is from Puerto Rico, she also played basketball as point guard for University High School in Orlando before serving four years in the United States Navy. She is currently working for the United States postal service.
At a very young age Julian Newman picked interest in basketball which his parent encouraged and showed support by letting him play with regularised-size balls in recreational leagues with older boys. Newman’s father Jamie Newman then begin training him rigorously. In 2012 as a fifth grader he began playing for the middle school team. After performing very well he was promoted to the varsity team. In his first three matches for the team, Newman made an average of 2.4 points, 11 assists, and 4.3 steals per game with this performance Downey Christian School made a record of 21-6 points while leading the state of Florida in assists.
While in sixth grade Newman’s average score rose to 17 points per game. On the 19th of December 2012 he got featured in an article on a website called Max Preps titled “Fifth grader starting for Florida varsity team”. That same year marked Newman’s rise to fame as a highlight video of him playing varsity basketball went viral on YouTube with over 3.5 million views.
News of Newman started making waves and he made the headlines on the New York Times and Sports illustrated. Newman has also been featured in many television programs like Good morning America, Steve Harvey and many others. Newman has since then continued to achieve more and become better with many achievements and also breaking and setting of records.
Julian Newman has an estimated net worth of 1 million dollars.
To stay connected with Julian you can follow him on his Instagram handle below:
- Instagram: @juliannewman4
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