DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell was born in the State of Florida on June 5, 1993. He is part American and part Trinidadian. DeVaughn has the star sign of Gemini and the chinese star sign of Rooster. He is mostly known for playing Basketball in the National Basketball Association (NBA). At the age of 27, he currently plays in the small forward position for the Tofas Bursa.
DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell Bio: Age, Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity
Even though he was born in the USA he holds both the nationalities as an American and a Trinidadian. But everywhere his nationality is shown as just Trinidadian. It is because of the quota regulation from Denmark of US players. Due to that reason he plays using his Trinidadian passport. And his Trinidadian nationality is widely known over the American one.
DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell Education Details
Akoon Purcell studied in his hometown school West Oaks Academy and completed his high school there. Then he went to a community college named Eastern Oklahoma State College. From there he transferred to Illinois State University and completed his education there.
DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell Career Details
DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell started playing basketball in his highschool West Oaks Academy in Orlando, Florida. Later he continued to play basketball in Illinois State University where he played in the Illinois State Redbirds team for four years from 2012-16. Before transferring to Illinois State University he was in the National Junior College Athletic Association while studying in Eastern Oklahoma State College.
The beginning of his career was with the Bakken Bears. It was in the year of 2016, which was also a high point of DeVaughn’s career. First it was just a one year contract. Later it was extended after seeing his success.. Here are some of his achievements from being with the Bakken Bears –
- His team won a Basketligaen championship in the first season.
- He was named as the MVP of the Leagues and the Finals.
- Next season he took the Bakken Bears to the Semi Finals of FIBA Europe Cup.
- They won the Basketligaen championship again.
- With 4939 votes of the fans he won the Fan Vote FIBA Europe Cup MVP that season.
- DeVaughn Was named as the guard of the year of the competition.
In 2018, Akoon-Purcell moved to sign with the Denver Nuggets in the Las Vegas Summer League. Even though it was a step upwards, unfortunately he was one of the lowest paid players in the team. It was a two way contract with the Nuggets where they let him play in only 7 games throughout the whole season. By the end of 2018 his contract had expired. But it wasn’t extended and he had to leave the Nuggets.
Immediately after leaving the nuggets Akoon was signed in by the Hapoel Tel Aviv of the Israeli Premier League. The contract was a season long. But for unknown reasons DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell left the team after only two months and playing 8 games.
He then joined in with ESSM Le Portel of LNB Pro A in 2019. Soon he also left them after playing 12 games and signed in with Oklahoma City Blue in the same year.
He has left Oklahoma Blues and currently plays in the Tofas of the Turkish League from 2020.
DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell Net Worth
DeVaughnAkoon-Purcell receives a salary of 77,250 per year. He has a total net worth of 7 million dollars according to various sources. But the number varies from website to website.
DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell Dating History And Marriage Details
The young Basketball star isn’t officially dating anyone right now. The man’s whole way of thinking seemed to be career oriented as there aren’t even rumors about him being involved in some sort of romantic relationship or dating anyone to this point. Until February 1, 2021, when he posted a picture on his Instagram with a romantic caption while sitting with a girl in a car. But it is still unofficial as her identity is still undisclosed.
Akoon doesn’t have any history of being married at any point of his life as well. Neither are there any possible reports or rumors of him being married any time in the near future as well.
DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell Parents And Kids
DeVaughn Akoon-Purcel reportedly doesn’t have any biological or adopted children. Names of his parents aren’t yet publicly documented.
DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell Body Measurements
DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell now stands at a height of 6.6 feet (1.98 meters). He weighs over 92 kilograms (200 lb).
DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell Cars And House
No reports were made public on the long term assets of DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell.