Daishen Nix

Daishen Nix

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Updated On March 24, 2022

Daishen Nix is a popular American basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Similarly, Daishen Nix is a consensus five-star recruit and one of the best point guards in the 2020 class.

Early life

Daishen Nix was born on 13th February 2002 in Fairbanks, Alaska. As of 2022, Nix is 20 years old and his birth sign is Aquarius. Likewise, he was raised in Anchorage, Alaska by his mother. His mother’s name is Mina Tupola, a basketball player. Similarly, his mother used to play at Lathrop High School in Fairbanks, Alaska. Nix grew up playing basketball under the tutelage of his mother.

Talking about his educational status, he studied at Mears Middle School. Later, he moved to Los Vegas and studied his higher studies at Trinity International School.


Daishen Nix began his basketball career at the age of 8. In Anchorage, Daishen played basketball for Mears Middle School. At the age of 13, he moved to Las Vegas, Nevada to gain more basketball exposure and to live closer to his extended family. He also played for Trinity International School in Los Vegas.

Likewise, he averaged 19.9 points, 6.2 rebounds, and 5.1 assists per game, leading his team to its 2nd straight National Christian School Athletic Association (NCSAA) Division I title. Whereas, Nix finished his junior season as NCSAA Player of the Year and his team’s all-time leader in points, rebounds, and assists.

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Caption: Daishen Nix, while playing basketball (Source: Instagram)

On August 20, 2019, Daishen decided to play basketball for UCLA over offers from Alabama, Kansas, Kentucky, and Maryland. On 15th October 2019, he registered a triple-double of 45 points, 11 assists, and 10 steals in a win over PHH Prep. After that, he signed a National Letter of Intent with the Bruins on 13th November 2019.  On 28th April 2020, he announced that he would forgo college basketball and pursue a professional career.

Moreover, a basketball player was selected to play in the McDonald’s All-American Game, which was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, on 28th April 2020, this personality signed a one-year, $300,000 contract with the NBA G League Ignite, a development team affiliated with the NBA G League.

Awards and Net worth

Daishen Nix is the 477th best-paid NBA player this year. Likewise, Nix has been selected for NBA G League, which is a big thing for a person at his age.

This young basketball player surely has earned a heft amount of wealth from his career. His total net worth is estimated at around $1.5 million US dollars.

Personal life

Regarding his personal life, Nix’s dating history is unknown. His past, as well as present relations, has not been revealed yet. However, there is still enough time to find a loving and caring partner for him. Currently, he might be focused on his studies and career.

Body measurement and Social media

An American basketball player stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) and weighs around 103kg (226 kg). Likewise, Nix has black-colored hair and has a pair of hazel eyes. His other body measurements are not available to the public. However, Nix has an athletic body physique.

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Caption: Daishen Nix posing for the photo (Source: Instagram)

Reflecting upon his social media presence, Nix is active on social media. His Instagram account @djdaishen has more than 64k followers. Likewise, he has a Twitter account with the username @djfromveg and has more than 4k followers. Also, he has a Facebook account, but he is less active on it.