Jayson Tatum’s brother, Jaycob Tatum Biography: Age, Siblings, Net Worth, Parents, College, Height, Stats, Salary

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Jaycob Tatum is an American college football player who plays as a linebacker for Western Illinois University.

He is also the younger half-brother of Jayson Tatum, a star basketball player for the Boston Celtics in the NBA. Jaycob is known for his athletic prowess, family ties, and humble personality.


  • Full name: Jaycob Tatum
  • Date of birth: January 27, 2004
  • Age: 20 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of birth: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: College football player
  • Height: 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m)
  • Parents: Justin Tatum (father) and Dr. Becky (mother)
  • Siblings: Jayson Tatum (half-brother) and Kayden Tatum (half-sister)
  • Spouse: N/A
  • Children: N/A
  • Relationship status: Single
  • Net worth: $20k

Early Life & Education

Jaycob Tatum, currently at 20 as of 2024, was born on January 27, 2004, in St. Louis, Missouri, to Justin Tatum and his partner, Dr. Becky.

Justin is a former basketball player and coach who fathered Jayson Tatum with his ex-girlfriend Brandy Cole-Barnes. Jaycob has two half-siblings, Jayson and Kayden, who are older than him.

Jaycob attended Christian Brothers College High School, where he excelled in both sports. He was a three-star recruit in football and a two-star in basketball, according to 247Sports.

He received several scholarship offers from various colleges but chose to play football for Western Illinois University, where he is currently a sophomore majoring in business administration.

Personal Life

Jaycob Tatum is single and does not have any children. He is very close to his family, especially his brother Jayson and his sister Kayden.

He often posts pictures and videos of them on his social media accounts, showing his love and support for them. He also enjoys spending time with his nephew, Deuce, Jayson’s son, and his ex-girlfriend, Toriah Lachell.

Jaycob looks up to Jayson as a role model and admires his basketball skills. He also shares a bond with his father, who taught him the fundamentals of sports and life.


Jaycob Tatum started his football career at Christian Brothers College High School as a linebacker and a tight end.

He helped his team win two state championships in 2018 and 2019. He also played basketball for the same school, averaging 10.5 points and 6.5 rebounds per game as a senior.

He was named to the All-Metro second team by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in both sports. He graduated high school in 2020 and enrolled at Western Illinois University, where he joined the football team as a linebacker.

He made his college debut in the spring of 2021, playing six games and recording 18 tackles, one sack, and one interception.


  • Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Newcomer Team (2021)
  • HERO Sports Freshman All-American Team (2021)
  • All-Metro second team in football and basketball by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (2020)
  • Two-time state champion in football with Christian Brothers College High School (2018, 2019)

Net Worth

Jaycob Tatum’s net worth is estimated at around $20k.

However, he is still a college student and earns little income from his football career.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @jaycobtatum
  • Twitter handle: @jaycobtatum

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