Elijah Hughes is an athlete from the United States of America. He used to basketball as the small forward for Syracuse but now he will be playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA) games. As of 2020, he has turned professional after being drafted in the 2020 NBA draft.
In the 2020 NBA Draft, Hughes was selected by the New Orleans Pelicans. He was the 39th over pick and was selected in the second round. He shared about him getting selected by the NBA team through his Twitter. Well, seeing his gameplay, skills, and records, he totally deserves to play in the NBA.
Know more about Elijah Hughes from the facts below.
|Birthday||10 March 1998|
|Height||6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m)|
|Weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|Parents||Penny Hughes, Wayne Hughes|
|Education||Beacon, Kennedy Catholic, South Kent School, East Carolina, Syracuse|
10 Facts On Elijah Hughes
- Elijah Hughes is a basketball player who has recently turned professional. Now you’ll be seeing him in NBA playing for Utah Jazz.
- Born on the 10th day of March 1998, Elijah is 22 years of age as of 2020.
- Hughes is from a place called Poughkeepsie of New York United States. In terms of nationality, he is an American.
- Elijah was born to his parents, father Wayne Hughes and mother Penny Hughes. He has six siblings but their information is not available.
- According to Elijah’s wiki-bio, he stands at a height of 6 feet and 6 inches tall which is 1.98 m and his body weight is 215 lbs (98 kg).
- Initially, Hughes played basketball for the Beacon High School. And later he was transferred to Kennedy Catholic. Likewise, he also played for South Kent School.
- From the year 2016 -2017, Elijah played college basketball at East Carolina, and from 2018 to 2020, he played for Syracuse.
- Elijah was selected by New Orleans Pelicans in the 2020 NBA draft and later he was traded to Utah Jazz. His salary hasn’t been revealed.
- Hughes is single. He hasn’t shared about his past relationships and girlfriend.
- His Instagram handle is @_elijahhughes and he has 18.8k followers.