Andrew Wiggins also known as Andrew Christian Wiggins is a Canadian basketball player. He plays for the Golden State Warriors, and he is associated with the National Basketball Association (NBA).
In 2014, he was chosen along with the first overall pick and that was in the NBA draft. After one year of college basketball, he has also played along with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Previously he used to play with the Kansas Jayhawks.
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He also earned the title of NBA Rookie of the Year honors, right after the preseason trade that was meant for the Minnesota Timberwolves. This occurred during the year 2014 to 2015 season. In 2020, Andrew Wiggins was traded to Golden State and it occurred after he had been associated with five and a half seasons with Minnesota.
Andrew Wiggins Biography
Born on 23 February 1995, Andrew Wiggins’s age is 28 Years Old as of 2023. He was born and raised in Thornhill, Canada. He holds a Canadian nationality and has his belief in Christian religion. To be more specific, He was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. He then shifted to a new location in the nearby Vaughan portion of Thornhill, Ontario where Andrew grew up. He belongs to a mixed ethnicity.
Andrew attended an elementary school which was located at Glen Shields Public School. Further, he was admitted to a high school which is named Vaughan Secondary School. Interestingly both the schools are located in Vaughan. When Andrew Wiggins was nine years old, he began to play organized basketball. After that, he joined an under-10 team which was located in Toronto.
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At this phase, he was 5 ft 7 in height and thus, he thought of joining the basketball team. When he was 13 years old, he dunked a basketball and it was for the first time. After a few years, he grew to 6 ft 6 in height. This was the time when he shattered a glass backboard and it occurred after the ball dunked on a rim at the Dufferin Clark Community Centre. The place was located in Vaughan.
Andrew Wiggins Parents
His parents are Mitchell and Marita Payne-Wiggins. Andrew Wiggins’s father’s name is Mitchell Wiggins who was a former NBA player.
His’s mother’s name is Marita Payne-Wiggins who was a former Olympic track and field sprinter.
Further, he was also an American, and She was a Canadian, but his mother was originally from Barbados. Andrew Wiggins’s parents met for the first time when they were a student and also athletes and they used to go to the Florida State University together.
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