Donovan Mitchell is an American professional basketball player. He joined the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2022 and is currently one of their members.
Donovan was born to Donovan Sr. and Nicole, in Elmsford, New York. While his mother is of Panamanian descent, there is currently no information about his father’s heritage. Donovan’s mother currently works as a teacher, while his father is a former Minor League baseball player.
Donovan has a young sister called Jordan. She also enjoys sports, in particular lacrosse. Most people believe that the two were influenced by their father’s passion for sports in their teenage years.
If you would like to know more about this family, keep reading. Below you will find all the information you need about Donovan Mitchell and his sister, Jordan Mitchell.
2. Donovan Mitchell(September 7, 1996 – present)
Age: 26 Years Old
Birthplace: Elmsford, New York, USA
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
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Donovan Mitchell was born in 1996 and is now 26 years old.
Mitchell attended Canterbury School, located in New Milford. Here he played both basketball and baseball. Unfortunately, Donovan had to quit sports in his sophomore year after a bad injury. In fact, he collided with a catcher and broke his wrist. The catcher broke his jaw as a result of the accident.
Donovan then moved to Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, for his junior and senior years. Here, he finally decided to fully dedicate himself to basketball and leave baseball. Donovan quickly received recognition from several college basketball coaches. During these years, he also acted in the school musical and gave tours to visiting students.
After high school, Donovan decided to enroll at the University of Louisville. Here, he played college basketball and chose the number 45 to honor one of his favorite players, Micheal Jordan.
He was then drafted in the 2017 NBA draft. His first NBA team was the Utah Jazz. He stayed with them for a total of five years until 2022. This year, he was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Lauri Markkanen, Collin Sexton, and Ochai Agbaji.
Even though Donovan still has a promising basketball career in front of him, he is also thinking about his future. Knowing that one day he will have to quit basketball, he’s now wondering what his future job may be. At the moment, Donovan seems to be interested in broadcasting, but nothing is certain for now.
Talking about his personal life, Donovan is a fan of the New York Mets, where his father has been working for over twenty years.
Did You Know?
In the 2017-2018 NBA season, Donovan appeared on the cover of Slam, an American basketball magazine that was first published in 1994. The same year, he was also featured in the documentary, Rookie on the Rise.
1. Jordan Mitchell
Zodiac Sign: Unknown
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Jordan Mitchell is Donovan’s young sister. Unfortunately, we do not know her exact date of birth.
Similarly to her brother Donovan, Jordan also enjoys sports. She loves lacrosse and played it both during high school and college.
Jordan has a pretty successful Instagram account with over 31k followers. She also loves the sea, as most of her Instagram posts feature her on some exotic beach.
Did You Know?
Donovan enjoys playing pranks on her sister. In fact, on one occasion, while Jordan was attending one of her online classes, he entered her room with a sign that said ‘Hey Guys!’ and waved at her classmates. Jordan was incredibly embarrassed and quickly pushed him away.