Who Is Brandy Cole? Mother Of Jason Tatum

by Manisha Fri Nov 04 2022 Updated On Sun Nov 06 2022
Who Is Brandy Cole? Mother Of Jason Tatum

Brandy Cole is the mother of NBA star Jayson Tatum. She is a lawyer by profession. Justin Tatum is her former partner with whom she shares her son Jayson.

Is Jayson Married?

Jayson is not married yet. He is in a relationship with singer Ella Mai. They were spotted together last year. They kept their relationship low-key. 

However, Jayson has confirmed that he has been dating her.

Jayson has a son from his previous relationship.

Brandy Cole with her son Jayson Tatum and grandson Jayson Christopher Tatum Jr.
Brandy Cole with her son Jayson Tatum and grandson Jayson Christopher Tatum Jr. Source: Instagram

Brady Is A Superwoman To Her Son

In an interview, Jayson said that his mother means the world to him. She got pregnant when she was 18 years old. She was great at studies, and she graduated with an athletic scholarship. 

When she found that she got pregnant she was in denial. He said his mother was a single mother and he gets motivation from her. 

She used to take her son with her to her class. He said that her mother got her job done. She got her bachelor's and master's degrees while raising him. 

His mother knew that her son had talent when he was in the fourth grade. Brady allowed her son to play basketball. 

Jayson said that she is not just her mother but also his best friend and said without her he won’t be the person he is today. 

His mother said that she would do anything for her son to fulfill his dream no matter how hard it would be for her.


Jayson is 24 years old. He is 6 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 95 kg.

Net Worth

Jayson's net worth is estimated to be $25 million. He has managed to earn his fortune from his career as a professional basketball player.

Brandy Cole's  son Jayson Tatum and grandson Jayson Christopher Tatum Jr.
Brandy Cole's son Jayson Tatum and grandson Jayson Christopher Tatum Jr. Source: Instagram

Jayson Had Tough Childhood

Jayson said that he was just three year old when they moved. He shared a having tough time growing up. His mother was a young single mother and she was struggling to raise him. 

He revealed that sometime they didn’t have food to eat. He said one of his neighbors named Donna fed them many nights. 

He revealed that he used to go to her house and knock on her door and his neighbor used to give him chicken pot pie to eat. He said they used to heat it up and eat it in the middle of the night. 

He mentioned his mother used to give him the middle part and she used to have crust only. He said they didn’t have money to repair their roof so they had a blue tarp on their rooftop. 

He said there was no water in their house. He remembered seeing the eviction notice on the door and his mother crying the whole night figuring out what to do and that made him really upset. 

Jayson Revealed Why He Call His Son Deuce

Jayson named his son after him. Jayson said that his son was supposed to name Jaxxon. He added that they had a big baby shower and they got a gift with a name Jaxxon on it. 

But when his son was born he looked at him and said he completely looked like him so he named him Jayson Christopher Tatum Jr

He came with a nickname called Deuce instead of Junior. He said the name was cool.

Jayson Talked About His Bond With His Son

Jayson said that his son is a star. He revealed he wants his son to be his side and watch him achieve big things. He said he shares very close bond with his son. 

He further added that the minute he walks into his dressing room in between the game he gets very happy. They have natural bond with each other.

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