Markquis Nowell, an esteemed American professional basketball player, currently represents the Toronto Raptors in the renowned National Basketball Association (NBA). Prior to his professional career, he showcased his immense talent while playing college basketball for the esteemed Kansas State Wildcats and the esteemed Little Rock Trojans. In the 2023 Sweet Sixteen game against Michigan State, Nowell demonstrated exceptional skills, recording an unprecedented 19 assists and setting the Division I NCAA Tournament single-game assists record.
Markquis Morris Nowell was born on December 25, 1999, in New York City. He was raised by his loving and caring parents named Marcus Nowell, Sr. and Kisha Morales. He shared his life with three other siblings – all brothers – Marcus, Marius, and Marek. After completing his high school education, he was offered to play for Minnesota, Georgetown, Rutgers, Seton Hall, VCU and Western Kentucky. However, he chose Little Rock (2018 to 2021) and later Kansas State (2021 to present). He is known to be continuing his education in communications.
Nowell twice transferred from one high school to another. He started at St. Anthony High School (Jersey City, NJ) where he had his first career start and played as a freshman. He later transferred to another high school – Bishop Loughlin (Brooklyn, New York) – where he played as a sophomore and sophomore and as a junior had a record average of 19.9 points and 8.1 assists per game. Finally, he played for The Patrick School (Hillside, New Jersey) in his senior season, averaging 10.9 points per game. In the midst of his playing season at Patrick School, he was absent from the basketball game studio because of his injuries.
As a newcomer to the sport, Nowell averaged 11.1 points, 4.2 assists, 3.2 rebounds, and 1.4 steals per game. After that, he had another sophomore average of 17.2 points, 4.9 assists, and 3.0 rebounds per game. He received the honor of the First Team All-Sun Belt and was later suspended for two games in January 2020 for his disciplinary conduct.
As a junior, he averaged 14.3 points, 6.0 assists, 3.9 rebounds, and 2.3 steals per game but chose to retire from his remaining season in February 2020. He was then transferred to the state of Kansas, where he joined when Jerome Tang was hired to replace Bruce Weber.
Markquis Nowell social media
Markquis Nowell is available on Twitter under the handle name – @MrNewYorkCityy. On Twitter, he presents himself as a professional athlete. He joined Twitter in July 2010 and has more than 25.2k followers. On Instagram, he uses two different names or accounts – @mr.newyorkkcity (an unofficial account) and @mr.newyorkcity (an official account where he has 63,000 followers as of March 22, 2023).
Markquis Nowell Biography
|Real name||Markquis Morris Nowell|
|birth date||December 25, 1999|
|Age (as of 2023)||23 years|
|Place of birth||New York, New York, United States|
|University||Kansas State University|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 8” – in centimeters – 173 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 73kg – in pounds – 160 pounds|
|eye color||dark brown|
Markquis Nowell Family
|Father||Marcus Nowell, Sr.|
|Brother||Three (Marcus, Marius & Marek Nowell)|
|Who is Markquis Nowell’s girlfriend?||none|
Markquis Nowell is single and not yet married. He will be 24 years old this November 2023. Also, he hasn’t given any hints about his love life and the presence of a crush or girl in his life. We assume that he is a single basketball player who still has a lot to achieve in his career. He’s also qualified for the 2023 NBA draft.
Markquis Nowell Net Worth
Markquis Nowell is still involved in collegiate gaming, but we assume he could receive various honors, awards, cash prizes and sponsorships. So let’s assume his net worth (as of March 2023) is $1 million.
Facts About Markquis Nowell
- On January 10, 2023, Markquis Nowell stepped into the limelight when he received the Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week title after posting a career-best 36 points, 9 assists and three steals in a 116-103 scores win against Texas.
- He earned the First Team All-Big 12 title as well as the All-Defensive Team title.
- Markquis had another career record at the 2023 NCAA tournament. He had 17 points with 14 assists and a first-round win over Montana State (scores – 77-65).