C. J. McCollum who is an American professional basketball player of Portland Trail Blazers of National Basketball Association was drafted 10th overall in 2013 NBA draft by Trail Blazers. In addition to that, he had also played the college football for Lehigh Mountain Hawks as well as he was also Patriot League Men’s Basketball Player of The Year in both 2010 and the 2012. He also got majored in the Journalism from the Lehigh University. He is the native of Canton, Ohio, United States. He came into this world on 19th September of the year 1991 which has now made him reach at the age of 24. He is a tall guy with the towering height of six feet and four inches that is 1.93 m. His weight has been listed as 91 kg that is 200 lbs.
McCollum went to get his education from the GlenOak High School located in Canton, Ohio. He was greatly undersized as freshman there year, he scored 54 points in the year 2005 standing at just five feet and two inches. During his first game of his junior for establishing new school record for the single game scoring proficiency. Throughout his high school years, he continued working on his shooting stroke. He then graduated as leading scorer in the Golden Eagles history with the 1405 career points as well as he was also named as Gatorade Ohio Boys Basketball Players of The Year for 2008-09 season.
He then came to Lehigh in the year 2009 and he made an instant impact. During his freshman, he averaged 19.1 points and 5.0 rebounds in each game. As sophomore, he increased his averages to the 21.8 points as well as 7.8 rebounds per game. On 5th January of 2013, he broke his left foot in the game versus Virginia Commonwealth University ending his season. Despite that injury ended his career with Lehigh, he became the first player of Lehigh who ever got drafted when he was taken the 10th overall 2013 NBA draft.
As he was born in the month of September, his zodiac sign is Virgo. He also has an elder brother who is named as Errick and he is also a professional basketball player. He is interested in the journalism and he has also written materials for several of the websites regarding the NBA. In addition to that, McCollum has also interviewed the NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. Besides that, to know more about his bio, salary and transfer, he can get connected through Twitter and Instagram.