Before coming to Scotty Pippen Jr., Let's have a quick look at where he comes from. Why does his Surname hold such integrity? In the world of basketball, where legends are made and records are written, there's a name that's been consistently flippin' the script - 'Pippen The remarkable career of Scottie Pippen, who served as the Robin to Michael Jordan's Batman and made an enduring impact on the game, the Pippen name has an enduring significance in the world of basketball. It's really funny that basketball fans still discuss and argue over whether Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan were the game's greatest "one-two punch" because of their contributions to the sport.
Amid this legacy, we find Scotty Pippen Jr., one of eight Pippen siblings, embarking on his own basketball journey. While Scotty Jr. faced a lot of challenges in making a name for himself in the NBA, he also carried the weight of his father's legendary status but you know what he never disappointed his family. With the support of his siblings and the Pippen work ethic running through their veins, there's no telling how far he'll go. So let's take a closer look at Scotty Pippen Jr. and his siblings, ranking them from oldest to youngest.
8. Antron Pippen (December 29, 1987 – April 18, 2021)
The oldest Pippen child and son of Scottie Pippen and Karen McCollum, Antron Pippen, will therefore be our starting point. Antron showed great basketball talent, reflecting the abilities of his father, despite having terrible asthma. And with that talent, he also played basketball for South Georgia Tech and Texas A&M International as part of his college basketball career. Antron tragically passed away in 2021, leaving unanswered concerns concerning his demise. "I'm heartbroken to share that yesterday, I said goodbye to my firstborn son Antron," Scottie Pippen wrote on social media.
7. Taylor Pippen (July 20, 1994 – Present)
Taylor Pippen, born to Scottie Pippen and Sonya Roby, is a multi-talented individual. She excelled as a brilliant volleyball player at Carmel Catholic School and Southern Illinois University thanks to her Hall of Fame father's physical abilities. Taylor has also built a successful career in financing, where she is currently working as a vice president and middle market banker at JPMorgan Chase. I personally think that she is doing great it's a social taboo that you can't do a normal job when you are a kid of any celebrity or sportsperson. Breaking all that taboo she is doing just great in her career. Through her Instagram, we can see Pippen navigating Chicago's social scene.
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6. Tyler Pippen (July 20, 1994 – July 29, 1994)
Tyler Pippen, Taylor Pippen's twin sister, had a tragically short life, passing away just nine days after her birth. Her death's circumstances are kept hidden.
5. Sierra Pippen (February 17, 1995 – Present)
Sierra Pippen, the daughter of Scottie Pippen and Yvette DeLeone, maintains a low profile in terms of her personal and professional life. Because of her low profile, she doesn't post much but her Instagram bio gives hints that she has an athletic background, and she attended the University of Iowa. Yes, it's true that Sierra has made headlines for her run-ins with the authorities, but she also paid tribute to her late brother Antron on social media, praising his optimism and modesty.
4. Scotty Pippen Jr. (November 10, 2000 – Present)
The newest member of the Pippen family is Scotty Pippen Jr., son of Scottie and Larsa Pippen. On July 1, 2022, he signed a two-way contract with the Los Angeles Lakers after going undrafted in the NBA Draft of 2022. In the NBA summer league of 2022, Scotty Jr. caused a stir by showing flashes of his father's defensive prowess. Although his road to the NBA was less assured than his father's, he still excelled in college, making the First Team All-SEC. He currently shares the court with Shareef O'Neal, another NBA aspirant, after the 2022 Summer League demonstrated his promise.
3. Preston Pippen (August 26, 2002 – Present)
Preston Pippen, the 20-year-old son of Scottie and Larsa Pippen, shares his father's name and the genes of a socialite mother known for her role in Bravo's reality TV series, "The Real Housewives of Miami." Preston graduated from Sierra Canyon High School, known for producing basketball talent like Bronny James. While basketball may be in his future, he keeps a relatively low profile on social media.
2. Justin Pippen (July 11, 2005 – Present)
Justin Pippen, Scottie, and Larsa's 17-year-old son, attends Sierra Canyon High School, where he follows in the footsteps of his older siblings. Not only good in basketball, Justin participated in the "Faces of the World" diversity campaign in 2017, emphasizing multiculturalism and diversity among children. He maintains a close relationship with his father and expresses his gratitude for the life lessons imparted by Scottie.
1. Sophia Pippen (December 26, 2008 – Present)
At only 13 years old, Sophia Pippen, the youngest of the Pippen siblings, has already established herself. The daughter of Scottie and Larsa Pippen is known for her appearances on her mother's social media, often seen alongside celebrity children like North West. Sophia has ventured into modeling, signing with Wilhelmina Modeling Agency's kid division. She even competed in "Dancing with the Stars: Juniors" and made runway appearances during NYC Kids Fashion Week. Sophia has a bright future in the fashion and beauty industries given her age and talent.