Brandy Cole: The Celebrity Mother Of Jayson Tatum

Who is Brandy Cole?

Brandy Cole is a well-renowned American attorney general, celebrity mother, and internet personality. In addition, she is well-known for being the mother of Jayson Tatum, an American basketball player.

Today, we will have a descriptive look at Brandy Cole. Her family, house, lifestyle, husband, and more.

Let us get into it. 

Brandy Cole Biography
Brandy Cole Biography

Quick Facts

Full NameBrandy Cole
BirthdayApril 25, 1979
Age 44 years old
Sun SignTaurus
TraitsPositive Traits- Kind, Caring, Generous
Negative Traits- Stubborn, Greedy, Jealous
BirthplaceUnited States of America
Currently ResidingThe United States of America
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJustin Tatum (Ex-husband)
Jake Barnes (Husband)
ChildrenJayson Tantum (son)
Jaycob Barnes (son)
Kayden Barnes (son)
EducationSaint Louis University School of Law
ProfessionAttorney General
Net WorthUSD 1.5 million
Social MediaInstagram

Interesting Facts

  • Because of Brandy’s dedication and hard work, Jayson is bright in his career.
  • She was just eighteen years when she was pregnant with Jayson Tatum.
  • She follows Christianity.
  • Brandy is of black ethnicity.

Early life and Childhood

Brandy was born on April 25, 1979, in the United States of America. She is 43 years old. Her Zodiac Sign is Taurus.

Brandy was born to very loving, well-settled parents in the United States of America Brandy’s parents were shocked when they heard their daughter was pregnant because she was just eighteen years old.

Young Brandy with her son, Jayson Tatum
Young Brandy with her son, Jayson Tatum

She was nineteen years old when she had her first baby, Jayson Tatum. Having a keen interest in law, she got her degree from Saint Louis University School of Law.

Brandy was a bright student and among the top five of her class. She was also fond of sports and played volleyball. She was very popular and was also the class president in her senior year.

Cole graduated high school and got an athletic scholarship to a college in Tennessee.

Brandy Cole Husband

Brandy Cole was in a romantic relationship with Justin Tatum. The couple were so much in love and loved each other much. The couple was shocked when they found out Brandy was pregnant.

But unlike other men who get scared and leave their girlfriends. Justin Tatum didnt do so. He was there for her and took great care of her. The couple didnt have sound finances as they were just a couple of teenagers and were just at the beginning of their career. 

Jayson Tatum Parents
Jayson Tatum Parents

They didn’t have stable jobs to feed three people and pay household bills. So Brandy had to turn down the athletic scholarship at Tennessee and get herself enrolled in a local college to get support from her community.

She was brilliant in her study, so she got a scholarship to the local college. Her husband Justin was at a peak in his career and went to the Netherlands to play basketball. He missed most of his son’s childhood days.

Brandy was left with all the responsibility. She had to take care of her baby while working two jobs to pay for bills and food. Jayson grew up in extreme poverty. He also stated,

“My mom broke down in tears as soon as she saw it. Whether it was the heat being cut off, or the water, it always seemed like one problem after another. And she was hurting. She went to her room. I could hear her crying through her bedroom door.”

He added that even though he was a baby, he remembers going to his room sad and angry because he couldn’t help his mother. Jayson stated,

“Of course, I was just a kid, only eight or nine years old, so I did not really understand the whole situation, but I knew enough to know what that pink paper meant.

Brandy then divorced her husband and then married Jake Barnes in 2016. The couple has two children together. They are Jaycob and Kayden. Her firstborn son Jason shared the news of Brandy getting married and expressed his gratitude to Jake for making his mother happy.

Brandy Cole with her husband, Jake
Brandy Cole with her husband, Jake

About Justin Tatum (Ex-husband)

Justin Tatum is a former basketball coach. He is also a gym teacher at Christian Brother college in st. Louis. He graduated from the same college St.Louis in the year 1997.

Even though he played basketball, he has never played for leagues. Instead, he played for his college and has a remarkable record. He was also a coach at Slodan, where his son studied in grade four. He was there for six years till Jayson was in middle school.

Later in 2013, Christina Brother College called him to coach the team. He didn’t think twice and immediately joined CBC. Justin expected his son Jayson to enter the same college where he coached, and Justin thought he would train him, but Jayson stayed in his college and continued playing. He played for Chaminade for his entire high school days.

Justin Tatum with his son, Jayson Tatum
Justin Tatum with his son, Jayson Tatum

Justin has shown himself a victorious coach. He has led his team to many victories, awards, and titles.

Brandy Cole’s Education after Having Her Son

Brandy said she never thought of dropping out or quitting her education. She said,

“I was so afraid that if I took one semester off, I would turn into a statistic. So, no matter what, I took at least one class every semester. I took my baby to college whenever I couldn’t afford a babysitter or my mother was not around.”

In an interview, Jayson said,

“I remember when I was younger, I would go to college and sit in the classroom and learn with her, and I was bored. She would give me snacks to eat and video games but sitting there right next to her while taking notes; was pretty awful. She never took any shortcuts and never made any excuses. She always got the job done.” 

About Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum is an American basketball player. He plays for Boston Celtics. Jayson was born on March 3, 1998. He attended Chaminade College, where earn an average of 13.3 points and 6.4 rebounds per game as a freshman.

Jayson Tatum
Jayson Tatum

As a senior, he had earned 29.6 points and 9.1 rebounds per game. He then attended Duke University. However, he missed the first eight games of the 2016-2017 season because of a foot injury.

His high season game came on February 15, where he bagged 28 points leading to victory over the savvy Virginia Cavaliers. He then led to several victories. However, 2019-2020 has been a new world for him. In 2019 he poured 39 points against Charlotte.

Tatum was added to his first NBA All-star game in the 2019-2020 season.

Brandy Cole and Jayson Tatum

The mother-son duo shares an amazing bond. Brandy Cole has sacrificed and done a lot for her son, Jayson. She cares for him and loves him very dearly. It is because of Brandy Jason is where he is.

Jayson Tatum also later mentioned that his mother was his source of inspiration. She taught him to volunteer, helped homeless people, and mentored young-student athletes in their hometown.

Brandy Cole with her son, Jayson Tatum
Brandy Cole with her son, Jayson Tatum

Brandy Cole Net Worth

As of 2023, Brandy Cole’s net worth is approximately USD 1 million. On the other hand, her son, Jayson Tatum, has a net worth of USD 25 million. 


Why is Brandy Cole famous?

Brandy Cole is famous for being the mother of a renowned American basketball player, Jayson Tatum.

How old is Brandy Cole?

Born on April 25, 1979, Brandy Cole is 44 years old as of 2023.

What is Brandy Cole’s net worth?

Brandy Cole’s net worth is around USD 1 million approximately as of 2023.

Who is Brandy Cole’s Husband?

Her husband’s name is Jake. The two tied the Knot in 2016.

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