Blake Griffin is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Blake Griffin rose to become one of the most coveted and honored recruits at Oklahoma. His averages for points and rebounds in his rookie season were 14.7 and 9.1, respectively.
Because of his exceptional abilities, it was anticipated that he would be selected in the lottery for the 2008 NBA draft. To help his college team win the NCAA title, he made the decision to devote more time to them.
He won each of the six national players of the year honors during his second season.
He was also voted Player of the Year by numerous media outlets due to his great performance, including the “Big 12,” “Sports Illustrated,” “FoxSports.com,” and “The Sporting News.”
In addition, he received honors including the Oscar Robertson Trophy, John Wooden Award, and Adolph Rupp Trophy.
Blake Griffin Parents: Meet Tommy Griffin and Gail Griffin
Blake Griffin’s parents are Tommy Griffin (father) and Gail Griffin (mother).
His mother is Caucasian and his father is Afro-Haitian. After being married, Gail Simmons changed her last name to “Griffin” and gave birth to two kids.
She was a teacher at a school in Oklahoma. She managed to combine her family life and job.
In the sporting area, the lady is not an outsider. She went to Classen High School as a teenager and was a cheerleader there.
She met Tommy there, who she later fell in love with and who is the father of her two boys, one of which is Blake Griffin.
Blake is very close to his mother Gail in the sense that she helped build his character and in developing his natural athletic skills.