MarJon Beauchamp is an American basketball player who plays for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association. He was drafted by the team in 2022 at the 24th pick. His net worth is estimated at $1 million. It is based on publicly available information about his salary, social media accounts and monetization programs.
Before joining the NBA, MarJon Beauchamp played college basketball for Yakima Valley Yaks. He also participated in the G League Ignite. In a 12-game season, he averaged 15.1 points per game, 2.3 assists and 7.3 rebounds. His offensive skills showed in the G League Showcase Cup, where he hit 57.1 percent of his field goals and 24.2 percent of his 3-point shots. During the NBA All-Star Weekend in Cleveland, he took part in the Rising Stars competition.
MarJon Beauchamp is from the United States and grew up in the city of Yakima. His grandfather, Henry Beauchamp, was the first African-American mayor of the city. Aside from his father, Jon Pleasant, and mom, Denise Pleasant, he has no siblings. Currently, Beauchamp lives in the South End neighborhood of Seattle with his family. There, he attended three high schools.
As a high school student, he was named to the Associated Press Class 3A All-State first team and a second team selection from the Seattle Times. The Northwest Athletic Conference crowned Beauchamp as its most valuable player, while he was the leading scorer in the league. He was also a consensus four-star recruit. Several NCAA Division I schools offered him scholarships.
After his freshman year, MarJon transferred to Garfield High School in Seattle. In addition to his scoring skills, Beauchamp was also an outstanding rebounder and defensive player. This paved the way for his success in the state tournament, as he led the Eagles to the quarterfinals of the GEICO High School Nationals. In addition, he was named to the USA Today Class 3A All-USA Washington second team.
In 2021, he enrolled in Yakima Valley College. While in college, he played for both the Yaks and the Highline College. On April 20, 2021, he made his college basketball debut against Treasure Valley.
He had a solid junior year, averaging 15.1 points and 7.3 rebounds per game. Moreover, he was a two-time Northwest Athletic Conference Player of the Year. Among his other awards, he was named to the Associated press Class 3A All-State second team.
After a brief stint in California, he returned to Seattle for his senior season. His leadership and skills were praised, and he was named the most valuable player in the Seattle 3A Metro League. At the GEICO High School Nationals, he led his Garfield team to the quarterfinals, where he scored a career-high 19 points. Afterward, he announced his college departure. He cited his lack of motivation and respiratory limitations. However, he was still able to play for his hometown team, the Rainier Beach Warriors, where he was a star. Despite the lingering respiratory problems, he finished his senior season with a 29-0 record, capturing the No. 1 national ranking from MaxPreps.