Andrew Harrison is an American basketball player who currently plays for the Memphis Grizzlies. In 2014 he led the Kentucky Wildcats to the NCCA Championship game. His twin brother, Aaron Harrison, also plays professional basketball. Aaron and Andrew both played basketball for the Wildcats at the University of Kentucky. During his time at Travis High School, Andrew gained great recognition as one of the top recruits for 2013.
Eventually, the up-and-coming Phoenix Suns basketball player was drafted into the National Basketball Association (NBA) as 44th in the overall standings in the second round. After his NBA call-up, he played for the Suns for two years, and in 2016 he joined the Memphis Grizzlies team. The professional basketball player has been playing with the Grizzlies in the shooting guard position since 2016 and is still with the Memphis Grizzlies today.
Andrew Harrison Bio
The professional basketball player was born on October 28, 1994, in San Antonio, Texas. As mentioned above, Andrew has a twin brother, Aaron, who also plays professional basketball. The brothers have earned a reputation for being hardworking, dedicated, and methodical in their approach to the game.
Growing up, Andrew Harrison attended Travis High School, located in Pecan Grove, Texas. During his years in high school, the budding star recorded very good statistics and was the pride of his school. He was ranked as one of the top five basketball players in the 2013 class, an honor he shared with Julius Randle, Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker, and most importantly, his brother Aaron.
Andrew Wiggins also participated in the McDonald’s All-American Boys Games 2013 and the Jordan Brand Classic 2013 games.
After Travis High School, the young basketball player attended Kentucky University, where he spent only a few years, but set a nice record with 2.7 rebounds, 10.1 points, and 3.8 assists in a total of 79 games. Together with his brother Aaron, he helped the college reach the consecutive Final Four in 2014 and 2015, but eventually lost both times; first to Connecticut in the 2014 title match and to Wisconsin in the 2015 semi-final.
Andrew Harrison then made the conscious decision to lose his remaining two years of college eligibility and declare him eligible for the NBA Draft on April 8, 2015. His decision is said to have influenced other players, including his twin Aaron, Dakari Johnson, his teammates Karl-Anthony Towns, Devin Booker, Willie Cauley-Stein, and Trey Lyles. They all decided to give up their remaining years of college qualification.
Net Worth and Salary
Andrew Harrison is certainly not the richest player in the NBA, but records show that he has made a good income. Andrew Harrison’s annual salary is stated at $1,312,611. His net worth is not yet publicly available but will be published in due course.
Even though the total net worth of his assets is not known, it is safe to say that the athlete is doing well.
Andrew was born the son of Aaron and Marian Harrison. There is not much information about his family background, but it is known that his father owns Great Looks, a barbershop in the West Oaks Mall, while his mother works as a human resources manager in a dental practice.
Both Andrew and his brother always receive unyielding support from their parents, who helped the twins cultivate their passion for the game and be where they are today.
Andrew has the rare good fortune to play on the same team as his brother. The two are obviously very close and support each other. As a result, their parents try to give their best in most of their games. Andrew’s father is present at over 90% of the games and the mother at over 50%.
Andrew Harrison Height, Weight, and Body Measurement
The norm for every basketball player is to have an imposing height, and Andrew Harrison is no exception. The famous basketball player Andrew Harrison stands at a height of 6 ft 6 in, which is about 1.98 m. His body weight, which is indicated as 97 kg (213 lb), fits perfectly with his large height.
Unfortunately, other details of his body measurements have yet to be confirmed. As a professional athlete, Andrew Harrison must always be in top physical condition; it is obvious that he is looking at his impressive physique.