Markquis Nowell Biography

Markquis Nowell is sure a savior for Kansas as he threw one of his best performances in the NCAA College Tournament recently. He is also considered as one of the best players indulged in collegiate NCAA games for March Madness 2023. He plays college basketball for Kansas State Wildcats and previously had his commitments for the Little Rock Trojans.

Early Life

Markquis Morris Nowell was born on 25th November 1999 in New York City. he was brought up by his loving and caring parents named Marcus Nowell, Sr., and Kisha Morales. He shared his life with other three siblings- all brothers – Marcus, Marius, and Marek.

After completing his high school education, he was offered to play for Minnesota, Georgetown, Rutgers, Seton Hall, VCU, and Western Kentucky. However, he chose Little Rock (2018 to 2021) and later Kansas State (2021 to present). He is known to pursue his education in communications.

Markquis Nowell Career/Stats

High School

Nowell transferred two times from one high school to another. He began with St. Anthony High School (Jersey City, NJ), where he had his initial career start and played as a freshman. Later, he had the transfer to another high school – Bishop Loughlin (Brooklyn, New York).

He played sophomore and junior years and had a record-making average of 19.9 points and 8.1 assists per game as a junior. Finally, he played for The Patrick School (Hillside, New Jersey) for his senior season and had an average of 10.9 points per game. Amid his gaming seasons at The Patrick School, he was off the gaming studio of basketball because of his injuries.


While a freshman sports personality, Nowell averaged 11.1 points, 4.2 assists, 3.2 rebounds, and 1.4 steals per game. After that, he had another average of 17.2 points, 4.9 assists, and 3.0 rebounds per game as a sophomore. He earned the honor of First Team All-Sun Belt and was later suspended for two games in January 2020 because of his disciplinary behavior.

While a junior, he averaged 14.3 points, 6.0 assists, 3.9 rebounds, and 2.3 steals per game but chose to drop off his further season in February 2020. Following that, he was transferred to Kansas State, where he entered when Jerome Tang was hired as the replacement for Bruce Weber.

Social Media

Markquis Nowell is available on Twitter with the handle name – @MrNewYorkCityy. On Twitter, he presents himself as a professional athlete. He joined Twitter in July 2010 and has 11.3K followers as of 22nd March 2023. On Instagram, he goes by two different names or accounts – @mr.newyorkkcity (an unofficial account) and @mr.newyorkcity (an official account, where he has 63K followers as of 22nd March 2023).

Markquis Nowell  Biography

Real Name Markquis Morris Nowell 
Birth Date December 25, 1999
Age (as of 2023) 23 Years
Birth Place New York, New York, United States
Basketball player
College Kansas State University
Class Senior

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 173 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 73 kg  –  in Pounds –  160 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown


Father Marcus Nowell, Sr.
Mother Kisha Morales
Brother Three (Marcus, Marius & Marek Nowell)

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is his girlfriend? None

Personal Life

Markquis Nowell is single and yet to be married. He is yet to be 24 this November 2023. Also, he has not given any hint about his love life and the presence of any crush or girl in his life. We assume him a single basketball player who is yet to achieve a lot in his career. Moreover, he is eligible for the NBA draft in 2023.

Markquis Nowell Net Worth

Markquis Nowell is still committed to college games, but we assume that he might be getting various honors, awards, cash prizes, and sponsorships. So, we assume his net worth (as of March 2023) is $1 million.


  • On 10th January 2023, Markquis Nowell came into the limelight as he earned the title of Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week after he had a career-high scoring of 36 points, 9 assists, and three steals with a win of 116-103 scores against Texas.
  • He earned the title of the First Team All-Big 12 as well as the All-Defensive Team.
  • Markquis had another record-making career-high point at NCAA Tournament 2023. He scored 17 points with 14 assists and a win in the first round over Montana State (scores – 77-65).

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