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About Ashley Alexander
Age29 Years
BirthJanuary 13, 1995 Kirkland, Washington
SiblingsJadynn, Alex
ParentsShawn Alexander (Father), Amy Miller Alexander (Mother)
JobEquestrian photographer and Recruiter
AlumniUniversity of Washington
Works ForTommy Bahama

Shawn Kemp Jr. is a professional basketball player who enjoyed a decent college basketball stint. He is the firstborn child of former NBA superstar Shawn Kemp and his first wife, Marvena Thomas. From 2011 to 2015, Shawn Kemp Jr. suited up for the Washington Huskies in collegiate basketball and is now getting married. Shawn Kemp Jr.’s fiancée, Ashley Alexander, is an equestrian and photographer who considers herself a total horse girl. Get to know more about Shawn Kemp’s soon-to-be-daughter-in-law right here.

Ashley Alexander’s Family

Ashley Jordan Alexander was born on January 13, 1995, to Shawn Alexander and Amy Miller Alexander in Kirkland, Washington. Her dad works as a correctional program specialist at the King County Department of Adult and Juvenile Facility.

She was raised alongside her two sisters, Jadynn and Alex Alexander. And the youngest sibling, Jadynn Alexander, played college basketball for Seattle University.

Ashley Alexander’s Education and Career

Shawn Kemp Jr.’s girlfriend-turned-fiancee, Ashley Alexander, studied political science at the University of Washington. She was an excellent track and field athlete during her college. In fact, she was one of the top javelin throwers in the state of Washington.

Alexander stood second at the 4A State Championship in both 2012 and 2013. In the finals of her junior season, she threw a 16-foot personal best of 143 feet, 9 inches to take second place in the javelin.

In 2015, Shawn Kemp’s soon-to-be-daughter-in-law stood third in the UW-WSU Dual and Pepsi Team Invitational.


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After graduating, Ashley Alexander started her professional career with Aerotek as a recruiter in Bellevue. Her resume also includes stints at Convoy Inc, Amazon, and Redfin. In February 2023, she was a recruiter for the clothing company Tommy Bahama.

Shawn Kemp Jr.’s girlfriend is also a passionate equestrian photographer. Alexander combines her passion for horses and photography and is an equestrian.

In addition to capturing equine competitions and events, her photography business specializes in fine art portraits of riders and their horses. Her Instagram page, ashleya.eventing, showcases all her work.

Ashley Alexander and Shawn Kemp Jr.’s Relationship

Although it’s unknown how the couple initially connected, they both are alumni of the University of Washington. So, they may have known each other since then.

Shawn Kemp Jr. (born on June 21, 1991) graduated in 2015, while Ashley Alexander graduated in 2017.

However, we know they have been dating since 2016, as the equestrian shared a post with the caption “7 years” and a heart emoji on February 28, 2023.

The athletic couple, who is together in every adventure, got engaged on August 22, 2021. The college basketballer also took his girlfriend to his hometown, Canton, Georgia, to learn more about Shawn Kemp’s family.

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The couple is getting married on May 13, 2023, in Chelan, Washington. The preparations are in full swing, and the soon-to-be bride has finalized her wedding dress, too.

Ashley Alexander’s sisters will be the maid of honor, and Shawn Kemp’s family is also expected to be there.