In this generation, it is not shocking to see young athletes dominate the scene and show their athletic prowess against more experienced players. France has its representative that fits the role, and he goes under Sekou Doumbouya.
At a very young age of 15, the rising basketball icon started his career in the amateur club named Centre Fédéral, under the management of Federation Francaise de Basketball, or FFBB.
Due to his exceptional performance, he was scouted by the Poitiers Basket 86 and got his first professional contract the following year.
Upon gaining experience and more extended playtime, young Sekou proclaimed his anticipation to play for the National Basketball Association (NBA).
His playstyle and athleticism gave him the gold medal after competing in the FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship in 2016.
He has proclaimed the Best Young Player of Pro B two years later.
Spending most of his time in the court, we can guess if this French baller is married or in a relationship, but if you want to know the answer, keep reading this Wikipedia-type biography.
Is Sekou Doumbouya Married?
Unlike most prominent players, Sekou is very particular about keeping his details private.
However, it is rumored that he has been in a relationship before, but the woman’s identity is not publicly disclosed.
There are also no records of the French athlete, Sekou Doumbaya, having a girlfriend or being engaged, so it is assumed that Doumbouya is single.
The reason for this might be his intense focus on building his reputation in NBA.
Upon checking his social media accounts, he is fond of sharing snaps of his games and co-athletes.
This page will be updated immediately once we get more official information or even rumors about his dating life.
Sekou Doumbaya Biography
We can trace the origin of this young athlete in Conakry, Guinea, where he was born on the 23rd of December, 2000, making him 21 years old as of the moment.
He spent his formative years in France after moving with his mother and three younger siblings when he was just one year old.
His mother, M’Mah Marie, raised them alone because his father could not get a visa and served in the Guinean military.
Sekou helped his mom lead the household because of his father’s absence.
Before being a basketball star, he was first interested in playing soccer, but he struggled because of his height.
A friend introduced him to his current sport one day, and he immediately fell in love with it.
He played in minor and major leagues until his dream materialized after being drafted into the NBA in 2019.
He was the 15th overall pick under the Detroit Pistons.
After over 50 points and two seasons of playing with the team, he got traded to Los Angeles Lakers, signing a two-way contract with South Bay Lakers.
In the physical aspect, the Laker with the #45 jersey stands at 6 foot 8 inches in height and weighs 230 lbs.
He is black because of his Guinean ethnicity and is often seen with dreadlocks.
He is also active on social media, with almost a hundred thousand followers on his Instagram account, @sekou_doumbouya_