Jalen Hill was a former UCLA basketball player. He was born on was born on 17 December 1999 in Corona, California and died Sept. 20 after going missing in Costa Rica at age 22.
Standing at 2.08m tall, Hill played 77 games over three seasons for UCLA, starting 40 games, averaging 6.5 points and 6.4 rebounds per game.
Hill played his last game for the Bruins on Jan. 30, 2021, going scoreless in 11 minutes against Oregon State.
Hill was one of three UCLA players, along with LiAngelo Ball and Cody Riley, who was arrested in China on shoplifting charges in November 2017.
He was suspended for the 2017-18 season but returned to the program the next season and appeared in 77 games during his career with the Bruins, averaging 6.5 points and 6.4 rebounds.
Jalen Hill Parents
Jalen was born to George and Christiana (Chris) Hill.
Jalen Hill Mom
There is no further information on Jalen’s mum.
Jalen Hill High School
Hill was a star at Centennial High School in Corona, leading the Huskies to the CIF Southern Section Regional Division I championship game as senior in 2017.
He was ranked as the No. 47 player nationally in his high school class by ESPN.com.