Blake Griffin Biography
Blake Griffin born Blake Austin Griffin is an American professional basketball player. He was born on March 16, 1989 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Tommy Griffin and Gail Griffin.
For his high school education, he attended Oklahoma Christian School. He attended University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, United States. At the university he majored in pre-health and exercise science.
Griffin had a renowned high school career at Oklahoma Christian School, winning state titles each of his four years under his father, head coach Tommy Griffin. Griffin played two seasons of college ball for the Sooners before entering the 2009 NBA draft, when he was selected by the Clippers. During the final pre-season game of 2009, he broke his left kneecap, had surgery, and missed the entire 2009–10 season. Griffin made his NBA debut as a rookie the following season, in which he was selected as an All-Star, won the NBA Slam Dunk Contest, and was named the NBA Rookie of the Year.
Blake Griffin Age
He was born on March 16, 1989.
Blake Griffin Weight
He weighs 251 lbs (114 kg).
Blake Griffin Height
Griffin has height of 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m).
His parents are Tommy Griffin and Gail Griffin. Tommy Griffin is of Afro-Haitian descent, and Gail Griffin is Caucasian. As a result, Griffin is bi-racial. His father was a basketball center and track standout at Northwestern Oklahoma State University.
His older brother is Taylor Griffin who is a professional basketball player who last played for Pallacanestro Trapani of the Italian Serie A2. Together with Blake Griffin, they were home-schooled by their mother from first grade until Taylor was in the tenth grade and Blake was in eighth.
Blake Griffin Girlfriend – Blake Griffin Son
Griffin has a son named Ford Wilson Cameron Griffin and a daughter named Finley Elaine Griffin with his long-time girlfriend Brynn Cameron. Brynn Cameron is the sister of former NFL tight end Jordan Cameron.
Blake Griffin Ethnicity
His parents are Tommy Griffin and Gail Griffin. Tommy Griffin is of Afro-Haitian descent, and Gail Griffin is Caucasian. As a result, Griffin is bi-racial.
Blake Griffin Net Worth
He earns $29,512,900 Year Base Salary and has an estimated Net Worth of $60 Million.
Blake Griffin Contract
The 2016-17 season wrapped up a five-year, $95 million contract for Griffin with the Los Angeles Clippers.
Ranks first at OU in career field goal percentage (.618), second in rebounds per game (11.8), third in double-doubles (40), sixth in points per game (18.8), ninth in rebounds (805) and 17th in points (1,278). Sports two-year NCAA Tournament per-game averages of 22.3 points, 11.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists, and a school-record .778 field goal mark. He joined Wayman Tisdale and Alvan Adams as the only Sooners to reach 1,000 career points during their true sophomore season.