Grant Nelson Biography

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Grant Nelson is a well-known college basketball player. He is currently playing for the Alabama Crimson Tide men’s basketball team of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). He is a number 2 player, and his position is Power forward.

Grant Nelson Early Life, Family & Education

Grant Nelson was born on 18th March 2002 in Devils Lake, North Dakota, United States. Grant belongs to a big, supportive family. His parents are Nels and Meg Nelson. He spent his childhood with other siblings.

He has four brothers and four sisters. Grant’s half-brother, Justin Thomas, who is 15 years his senior, is employed in the insurance sector in Bismarck, North Dakota. Talking about his education, he attended Devils Lake High School and earned an education with good grades. 


Grant Nelson began his career interest in basketball. When he was at Devils Lake High School, he played mostly on the junior varsity team as a first- and second-year student. He earned the title of second-team All-State in his junior season. He then committed to play for NDSU (North Dakota State Bison).

  • Season 2020-2021: He played as a freshman in 27 games with a five-game start. He averaged 6.3 points, 47% (FG%), and 3.7 rebounds per game.  
  • Season 2021-2022: He played as a sophomore in 29 games. He averaged 11.6 points, 50.8% (FG%), 1.1 assists per game, and 4.9 rebounds per game.
  • Season 2022-2023: He played as a junior in all 30 games. He averaged 17.9 points, 52.1% (FG%), 2.1 assists per game, and 9.3 rebounds per game. 
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Grant Nelson transferred to play the season 2023-2024 for the Alabama Crimson Tide men’s basketball team as of 12th June 2023. 

Honours and Awards

With his skillset and talent, Grant Nelson has received various honors and awards, such as:

  • He was named “North Dakota’s Mr. Basketball” in 2020.
  • In 2021, he was the Summit League “Sixth Man of the Year”. 
  • He was “First-Team All-Summit League” in 2023.
  • He received the award for Summit League “All-Defensive Team” in 2023.  

Grant Nelson Biography

Real Name Grant Nelson
Birth Date 18 March 2002
Age (as of 2024) 22 Years
Birth Place Devils Lake, North Dakota, United States
Profession Basketball Player
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 11” – in Centimeters – 210 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 104 kg  –  in Pounds – 230 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
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Father Nels Nelson
Mother Meg Nelson
Sister Four
Brother Four

Relationship Status

Marital Status In Relation
Who is his girlfriend? Soraya Espino

Personal Life

Grant Nelson is dating her girlfriend Espino. Soraya. Both have shared their photos on Instagram, and her girlfriend captioned the line: “time well spent 🤍”. The couple is currently focusing on their career path. We hope Grant Nelson may announce his girlfriend’s details and romantic life to the public soon. 

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Social Media

Grant Nelson is available on social media platforms. He has verified his Instagram page with the username @grantinelson. He has 23.9k followers and 8 posts on his Instagram account. 

Grant Nelson Net Worth

Grant Nelson is a well-known basketball player who committed to play for Alabama Men’s Basketball. He has support and is currently represented by WME Basketball. 


  • Grant Nelson is signed with WME Basketball (Division of WME Sports) as of 27th April 2023. WME is a global agency providing elite representation and service to professional basketball players.
  • Grant Nelson also likes to eat waffle ice cream. He spends quality time with his parents and close relatives.

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