Tyus Robert Jones Sr. is a twenty-five-year-old American basketball player currently playing for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Before committing to Memphis Grizzlies, the player has played for his hometown team, the Minnesota Timberwolves, for four years.
Tyus was remarkably noticed when he was named the twenty-fourth overall Cleveland Cavaliers team in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft. Later, he quickly moved to the Minnesota Timberwolves to begin his professional basketball career as a point guard.
Meet Tyus Jones Parents
Tyus was born the middle child to his father, Rob Jones, and Debbie Jones. The player has basketball in his genes as both of his parents were former basketball players.
Debbie played for Devils Lake High School as a point guard and led the North Dakota High School championship team. At the same time, his father played college-level basketball and got an opportunity to represent the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in Division III in the 1980s.
He always tribute his game to his mother as she has been his main coach and supporter since childhood. Debbie loves and encourages her sons in every way she can.
Blessings on this beautiful Christmas Day! 🙏❤️ pic.twitter.com/P64Z95srds
— Debbie Jones (@Debbieddjones) December 25, 2018
After Debbie was diagnosed with cancer, Jones realized her support more than before. The player, after saying family first back seated for basketball.
The couple is divorced and has three sons, older Jadee Jones, middle Tyus Jones, and younger Tre Jones.
His parents gave Tyus’s name after a retired professional basketball player, Tyus Edney, who played as a point guard for the Sacramento Kings between 1995 and 2010.
Who Is Tyus Jones Wife?
After accepting the proposal, Tyus Jones tied the knot with Carrie Yeaky on August 7. The couple shared their engagement news and pregnancy news before the wedding.
Previously the volleyball player had confirmed that he was not single anymore. However, he had not revealed his girlfriend’s name.
Carrie Yeaky, born on July 23, is a degree graduate in communication and media studies from the University of Minnesota-Town Cities.
Pet lover Carrie works in real estate for Coldwell Banker Burnet in Minnesota.
Tyu’s wife prefers keeping her personal life private hence her Instagram account @mrs_carriejones, featuring 232 posts with 835 followers, is a private account.
Meet Tyu Jones, Son
Tyu and Carrie gave birth to a cute boy, Tyus Robert Jones Jr., on May 5, 2021. The couple feels their son is the greatest blessing.
The couple confirmed their pregnancy through an Instagram post on November 17, 2019. The post where the couple wore a matching dress had lifted a small matching shoe with the caption Baby Jones-May 2020.
In a recent Instagram post, Tyu seems to guide his son to basketball. The picture captions live the dream that he got his son for life.
The family resides in Memphis by enjoying each other’s company happily.