Derrick Rose

6ft 1 (185cm)


Basket Player


Birth date

October 4, 1988



Chicago, Illinois



Derrick is an American professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was drafted first overall by his hometown Chicago Bulls in the 2008 NBA draft. He became the youngest player to win the NBA Most Valuable Player Award in 2011 when he was just 22 years old.


Initial Years

He attended Simeon Career Academy in 2003 and joined the University of Memphis under coach John Calipari.



He has three brothers – Dwayne, Reggie, and Allan who are all talented basketball players and have taught Rose.


Personal Life

Rose is a Christian and wears a wristband that says ” In Jesus Name I Play “. He has several tattoos about his faith. Rose’s girlfriend, Mieka Reese, gave birth to their son, Derrick Jr. He also has a daughter named Layla with Alaina Anderson.