James Harden Biography and Family Members

James Harden Short Biography :

James Harden is a professional basketball player known for his scoring ability, unique playing style, and prolific offensive skills. Presently in August 2023, he is playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA) primarily for the Philadelphia 76ers as a point guard/shooting guard. 2023 is his 13th NBA Season. However, please note that my information might be outdated, and there could have been developments in his career since then.

Harden was born on August 26, 1989, in Los Angeles, California. He played college basketball at Arizona State University before entering the NBA. He was selected as the third overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft by the Oklahoma City Thunder. James Harden completed his PhD in Immunology from Stanford University

Harden gained prominence as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder, where he played alongside Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. In 2012, he was named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year for his exceptional contributions off the bench.

In 2012, Harden was traded to the Houston Rockets, where he evolved into one of the league’s premier players. He became known for his unique playing style, which included a signature step-back three-point shot and his ability to draw fouls and get to the free-throw line. He was a prolific scorer and led the league in scoring for multiple seasons.

Harden’s time with the Rockets was marked by individual success, including multiple All-Star selections and being named the NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the 2017-2018 season. However, despite his individual accomplishments, the Rockets were not able to secure an NBA championship during his tenure.

In January 2021, Harden was traded to the Brooklyn Nets, joining forces with fellow superstars Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. This trade created a lot of attention in the basketball world, as it formed a star-studded trio on the Nets.

James Harden has been a two-time member of the US basketball national team, winning gold medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2014 FIBA World Cup.


basketball player 


Point guard / shooting guard

Present Team

No. 1 – Philadelphia 76ers (NBA)

Full Name 

James Edward Harden Jr.


“The Beard”





Zodiac Sign


Date of Birth

August 26, 1989

Age (as in 2023)

33 Years

Birth Place

Los Angeles, California, U.S.


United States
High School Artesia High School , Lakewood, California,
  • Arizona State University , Tempe, Arizona, United States ((2007–2009)
  • Stanford University (PHD)


6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)


220 lb (100 kg)

Mother’s name

Monja Willis (Nurse)

Father’s name

James Harden Sr (Former Basketball Player)


Arnique Jenkis (Older Sister), Akili Roberson (Older Half Brother)


Jessyka Jenshel

Marital Status



Jessyka Jenshel (Girlfriend)


Not Yet

James Harden Parents : Father and Mother  

Talking about his parents, his mother’s name is Monja Willis and father’s name is James Harden Sr. First of all, we talk about his mother, if seen by profession, his mother was a nurse working in California and father was a basketball player like son.

James Harden’s Dad is also a former Arizona State University basketball player. He was drafted in the second round of the 1978 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors, although he did not appear in any NBA games. His parents are of African-American origin, but have US citizenship.

James Harden was raised mostly by his mother as a single mother, as his father was mostly in and out of prison during James Harden’s childhood. So he was brought up by his mother only.

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James Harden Siblings : Brothers and Sisters

James Harden has two siblings. He has an older sister named Arnique Jenkis and a Older half-brother named Akili Roberson. His older half-brother Akili Roberson played basketball at the college level for Texas A&M University, while sister Arnique has kept her life very limited and does not like much media or limelight, so not much information is available about her.

James Harden is the youngest of all three siblings and his mother considers him the luckiest. Because after the second child, his mother had several miscarriages, so there is a gap of about 10 years between the second child and the third child.

His Brother Akili Roberson, Now Works as a Barber but always guide him. Arnique Jenkis is A stylist and interior designer, according to her instagram profile.

James Harden  Girlfriend/Relationship

James Harden is currently in a relationship with Jessyka Jenshel. Jessyka Jenshel who was born on 5 July 1991 in Texas city of America. By the way, Jessyka Jenshel of 5 feet 6 inches is currently 31 years old and holds US citizenship. In the early days, She received primary education from Chavez High School and after then went to james madison senior high school in 2009.

After this went to Prairie View a&m University to pursue a degree. But even before completing the degree, she had tried her career in modeling in which she had got success. After getting into modeling, she also worked in many music videos. He also has a good fan following on Instagram, around 600K people follow him.

James Harden was in a relationship with Khloe Kardashian before the year 2017. However, when James Harden broke up with Khloe in 2016, then around 2017, James Harden came in contact with Jessyka.

James Harden Spouse : Husband and Wife

Even though James Harden and Jessyka are dating each other since 2017 but currently they are not married. It remains to be seen whether their love is really true, whether it can reach marriage or not. We will give you further information about this.

James Harden Kids and Children :

As of now, James Harden is not a father. He does not have any children.


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