Jalen Brunson is America’s top basketball player. Currently, he plays for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association. As a junior in college, he played basketball for Villanova University, where he became a national player and won two national titles. Jalen Brunson was the 2014 Illinois Boys Basketball Gatorade Player of the Year. In 2015, Jalen played in the Jordan Brand Classic and the McDonald’s All-American Boys Game. Jalen played on Team USA at the Nike Hoop Summit.
Besides his great career, he also has a very interesting love life. Read on to find out everything about his love, who he recently proposed to.
Meet Jalen’s Girlfriend, Alison Marks
Jalen is currently Dating Alison Marks. She was born in Illinois on September 10, 1995, and is 20 years old. She is one of Kathleen Pellettieri Marks and James Marks’ three kids. James Marks, her father, died in 2010 after a long fight with pancreatic cancer. Since then, Alison has worked hard to raise awareness about pancreatic cancer and raise money for treatment and research. She works with Project Purple.
Ali Marks finished high school at Adlai E. Stevenson in 2014, and she went to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign at first. She worked as a volunteer athletic training aide while getting her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Exercise Science in 2017. In 2018, she went to Northwestern University in Illinois to earn a Doctor of Physical Therapy. She did graduate research and has been volunteering with the Chicago Youth Programs as a reading and literature tutor since 2019. In 2021, she got her doctorate in physical therapy. Marks worked at Athletico in Chicago as a rehabilitation assistant from 2016 to 2018. She now lives in Dallas and works at the W.B. Carrell Memorial Clinic as a physical therapist.
Jalen Proposed To Alison In Basketball Court In Lincolnshire
Jalen played basketball at Adlai E. Stevenson High School. There he met fellow student Ali Marks, and the two have been together since at least 2014, According to TMZ. They managed to stay together even though he attended Villanova University in Pennsylvania while Marks remained in Illinois.
Brunson’s fiancee, Ali Marks, announced their engagement with images shared on Instagram. The big moment took place on the basketball court at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois. Photos indicate that Brunson proposed to his girlfriend with a heart-shaped arrangement of white roses and candles at the center court. Behind the couple, a flower arch was made with the same kind of flowers, and the basketball guard got down on one knee. Brunson just wrote, “forever” as the caption for his engagement photo, while Marks wrote, “you are a lifetime” as her caption. She also replied to Brunson’s post “forever.”
Jalen’s girlfriend is both kind and helpful. She makes Jalen want to play his sport well and win. Fans of Jalen Brunson are very happy that he is getting married. Fans really love the couple and pray that they will get married soon.