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About Shakara Pritchett
Known AsSherry
Age26 Years
BirthApril 7, 1998 Euclid, Ohio
ChildrenPrinceton Jones (born February 1, 2018), Roman Jones (born March 28, 2019)
SiblingsShalest, Sharonda, Gregg Jr.
ParentsLinda Pritchett (Mother), Gregory Pritchett (Father)
AlumniEuclid High School

Derrick Jones Jr. is in Paris, France, with the Chicago Bulls, and he took the opportunity of being in the City of Love to propose to his longtime girlfriend. The couple has been together for most of his NBA career, juggling the highs and lows and long distance with parenthood. But there’s very little known about Derrick Jones Jr.’s fiancée, Shakara Pritchett, apart from the few mentions on the power forward’s Instagram. So we reveal more about Derrick Jones Jr.’s wife-to-be in this Shakara Pritchett wiki.

Shakara Pritchett’s Family

Shakara Pritchett was born on April 7, 1998, and hails from Euclid, Ohio. Her relatives call her Sherry, and she also goes by that name on social media.

She is the daughter of Linda and Gregory Pritchett and grew up alongside multiple siblings, including Shalest and Sharonda. Their brother, Gregg Jr., passed away in 2020.

Shakara Pritchett’s Education and Career

Shakara Pritchett was a track and field athlete at Euclid High School before graduating in 2016. However, she hasn’t revealed her current work status.


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Shakara Pritchett and Derrick Jones Jr.’s Relationship and Kids

UNLV Runnin’ Rebels Derrick Jones Jr. went undrafted in the 2016 NBA draft before signing with the Sacramento Kings and later the Phoenix Suns. He has a son, Derrick Jones III (born February 8, 2015), from a previous relationship.

The NBA pro has been in a relationship with Shakara Pritchett since at least 2016. And on February 1, 2018, Jones and Pritchett welcomed their first child, a boy named Princeton Jones. Meanwhile, their youngest son, Roman “Roro” Jones, was born on March 28, 2019.

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The Chicago Bulls are currently in Paris, where they will play against the Detroit Pistons. So Jones took to opportunity to propose to his longtime girlfriend at a private team event in the City of Lights, and she said yes.

The Bulls’ social media accounts, along with the newly engaged couple’s Instagram pages, broke the news.