Tristen Newton (born 26 April 2001) is a US-based basketball player. He plays the sport for Uconn Huskies. Prior to becoming a part of the current team, he played with East Carolina Pirates for three years. Read the entire article to know everything about his age, height, wiki, net worth, girlfriend, bio, weight, family, ethnicity, parents, siblings, nationality, religion, facts, and more.
Tristen Newton Wiki/Biography
Tristen Newton was born in an American family in El Paso, Texas, USA. As his birthday is on the 26th of April, his zodiac sign is Taurus. His nickname is Tristen.
He completed high school graduation at Burges High School in his hometown. Then, he began attending East Carolina University to pursue a BS degree in Business Administration with a major in management. He would complete his graduation later this year.
|College basketball player
|22 [as of 2023]
|Date of Birth
|26 April 2001
|El Paso, Texas, USA
|El Paso, Texas, USA
|East Carolina University
Tristen Newton’s Girlfriend, Parents & Siblings
Tristen Newton is an unmarried person. Also, his current relationship status is single. Thereby, it is quite clear that he neither has a wife nor a girlfriend at the current time.
However, Newton could’ve been romantically linked with at least one person previously. Regardless, we couldn’t gather any details about his past partners.
He comes from an African-American Christian family. His father is Montreal Newton and his mother’s name is Erika Newton. However, there isn’t extra information available about his parents.
He has an elder brother named Jawaun Newton. Similar to Tristen, he is also a college basketball player but he plays for Southern Illinois Salukis. Previously, he was a part of Evansville Purple Aces for four seasons.
Tristen Newton with his brother Jawaun
Tristen Newton Age, Height & More
Born in 2001, Tristen Newton’s age is 22. His height is 6 feet 5 inches (196 cm) & his weight is close to 86 kg (189 lbs). He has brown eyes and black hair. While his body stats are unknown, his shoe size is 14 (US). Being a D1 athlete, he maintains an amazing physique.
Growing up in El Paso, Tristen Newton started playing the game from a young age. Regardless of being a great player, he was considered an average player due to his hometown.
However, he proved everyone wrong by performing even better against well-known schools across Texas. In his high school career, he scored over three thousand points with almost five hundred assists.
His performance peaked during his senior year when he averaged 37.2 points per game in that particular season. Thereby, he even achieved the title of El Paso Times Player of the Year in 2019.
As he was a very talented person, he was able to earn a full scholarship from East Carolina University. He grabbed the opportunity and began representing the university’s team in NCAA tournaments.
With better coaches and teammates at the university, he became unstoppable. In his freshman year, he played a total of 31 games and scored an average of 11 points per game. On the other hand, his free throw percentage was a little over 80%.
The next season, he appeared in only 17 games and started all the games except one. In fact, he started the majority of the games since his sophomore year. Regardless of playing lesser games, there wasn’t any major impact on his performance.
In the 2021-22 season, he started all 30 games and achieved total points of 530. In fact, he showcased his peak performance in that season as he averaged almost 18 points per game.
Though he began playing with a new team in the 2022-23 season, he was able to adapt quickly with his teammates. As a matter of fact, he played a major role in helping his team win NCAA Division 1 men’s basketball championship.
Tristen Newton’s Net Worth
Tristen Newton’s net worth is $125,000 (estimated). As a college D1 athlete, he mainly depends on sponsorships to make a comfortable living. It is because the universities do not pay any salary to their players.
However, it looks like he is yet to work with any major brands. However, he could potentially partner with prominent companies in the near future.
- He volunteered as a Children’s Worker at Vedant Hospital.
- He became the only player in Uconn’s history with multiple triple-doubles in a single season in 2023.
- Tristen plays in the point guard position wearing a number 2 jersey.
- In 2022, he was named to the Second-team All-American Athletic Conference.
- He shares his images on his Instagram handle with 12k followers.
- He tweets on his Twitter profile with 2.3k followers.
- Though he is an athlete, he is a brilliant student and had a 3.3 GPA in his third year at university.
FAQs about Tristen Newton
Who is Tristen Newton?
Tristen Newton is a basketball player from El Paso, Texas.
How old is Tristen Newton?
22 years old.
How tall is Tristen Newton?
He stands 196 cm tall.
How much does Tristen Newton weigh?
Around 189 lbs.
Who are Tristen Newton’s parents?
Montreal Newton and Erika Newton.
Images source: @d1tristen on Instagram.
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