Donovan Mitchell

Donovan Mitchell is an American professional basketball player. Mitchell currently plays for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

In addition, he was selected by the Denver Nuggets with the 13th overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft.

Where was Donovan Mitchell born?

Donovan Mitchell was born Donovan Vernell Mitchell Jr. on 7 September 1996 in Elmsford, New York, to father Donovan Mitchell Sr. and mother Nicole Mitchell.

He grew up along with his younger sister named Jordan in the picture. His mother, Nicole, is a school teacher, and his father, Donovan Sr., works as director of player relations for the New York Mets. Donovan holds American citizenship but his ethnicity is unknown.

Education Details

He joined Greenwich Country Day School and Canterbury School – both in Connecticut and received his formal education.

He then spent his junior and senior years at the Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, and expanded his skills as a baller in the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) programs for The City and Riverside Hawks, which took him out of New York.


He was infected by SARS-CoV-2 in Mid-March 2020. As of now, he has been recovered.

Who is Donovan Mitchell Dating?

Donovan Mitchell is currently in a relationship with Rudy Gobert. Recently, Donovan also contracted the coronavirus and Gobert and Mitchell became the first time All-Stars earlier in the season, became the first two NBA players with the novel coronavirus. Later, he revealed his Instagram video that he was in insolation and he was enjoying his time there playing football.

Previously, he was in a relationship with  Deja Lighty but separated in 2019.

Donovan Mitchell also contracted the virus. Gobert and Mitchell, who were named first-time All-Stars earlier in the season, became the first two NBA players with the novel coronavirus.

All About Donovan Mitchell’s Career

Initially, he played a little baseball in his high school but later decided to play only basketball for the University of Louisville. In the first year, he won 7.4 points, 1.7 assists, and 3.4 rebounds per game. In his second college season, he averaged 15.6 points, 2.7 assists, and 4.9 rebounds per game.

For his work and effort, he awarded the title “First Team All-Atlantic Coast Conference”. He then declared his intention to play in the big league and entered the 2017 NBA draft.

Later, The Denver Nuggets picked him up with the 13th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, but he had to be sent to Utah Jazz. Officially, he signed his first NBA contract with Jazz on July 5, 2017. He scored 37 points in a game against the Memphis Grizzlies and made history.

Similarly, on October 18, 2017, he played his first game in the NBA against the Denver Nuggets. He scored 41 points on December 1, 2017, and broke the record for a newcomer to the jazz soccer league.

Awards and Nominations

For his performance, he was named Western Conference Rookie of the Month (three times in the same season) and setting a record for the most three-point records in a season. Mitchell Donovan was eventually named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team on May 22, 2018.

What is Donovan Mitchell Net Worth?

In July 2017 he signed a contract with the Utah Jazz with a massive salary of 14 Milion Dollars (12,7 Milion Euro’s) per year.

Mitchell has an estimated net worth of over 30 Milion Dollars. An average American football player earns around $5.6 million per annum.

How Tall is Donovan Mitchell?

He has a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.9 m) and weighs 95 kg and has a wingspan of 2.08 m. Also, Donovan has black hair and black eyes.

Is Donovan Mitchell active on social media?

He has around 3 million followers on Instagram and around 665k followers on Twitter, but he does not seem to be active on Facebook.

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