Who is Brandy Cole mom of Jayson Tatum, bio, age, height, husband, nationality and net worth

Who is Brandy Cole mom of Jayson Tatum, bio, age, height, husband, nationality and net worth

Here is all you need to know about Brandy Cole, the mom of American basketball player Jayson Tatum along with her age, height and husband

Following the Boston Celtics’ victory over the Indiana Pacers, a heartfelt conversation between Jayson Tatum and his mother, Brandy Cole, went viral on social media.

The close relationship between Tatum and his mother was hailed by fans during this touching postgame conversation, which ESPN featured. They praised their strong relationship and deemed the moment “beautiful”.  

While everyone has been talking about the adorable moment, here is all you need to know about Brandy Cole, mother of the Boston Celtics star. 

Who is Brandy Cole mom of Jayson Tatum, bio, age, height, husband, education and nationality

Brandy Cole is the mother of Boston Celtics star player Jayson Tatum. She worked multiple jobs earlier to support her family during her days when she was also pursuing her college education. She was just 19 when she gave birth to Tatum.

She played volleyball in high school and intended to play at the University of Tennessee. However, things got changed when she got pregnant with Tatum. 

She was also one of the top five students in her graduating class and the senior class president and rather than going away for school, she decided to go to college locally in St. Louis to earn a degree in political science and communications, working part-time jobs on the side to help pay for school and daycare.

She attended the University of Missouri-St. Louis with unwavering determination, often brings her young son along for the ride. 


Brandy holds several degrees, including a law degree, which she earned in 2010she was in law school, Jayson would often be by her side and would flip through some of her textbooks as she studied.

In 2016, Brandy married her now-husband, Marcus “Jake” Barnes, who worked as a counselor at the Reebok All-American Camp.

Jayson’s biological father Justin played basketball at Christian Brothers College high school and went on to play basketball at Saint Louis University in college.

Justin Tatum and age 45 Brandy Cole who stands at 6 feet are of African American descent and hold American nationality. Brandy’s net worth stands at $1.5 million.


No wonder Tatum got inspired by his dedicated mother and was inspired to become what he is today. 

She flew to his side after he suffered a foot injury before his freshman year at Duke, demonstrating her unwavering commitment to his well-being. 

Meanwhile, Tatum led the Boston Celtics to the NBA Finals after posting postseason statistically astounding performances.


With his average of 26.0 points, 10.4 rebounds, and 5.9 assists through 14 playoff games this season, the superstar forward has become one of the few players to lead their franchise in each of the three major statistical categories in one postseason run.

In addition to LeBron James, Jason Kidd, Tim Duncan, and Nikola Jokic, Tatum is one of only five players in history to do this. 

Tatum looked to be locked up to win the Larry Bird Trophy as the Celtics got closer to sweeping the Pacers in the Eastern Conference Finals. Tatum was -170 to win the MVP of the series at FanDuel Sportsbook before Game 4, following three convincing wins.