Denise Garcia Bio, Wiki
Denise Reann Garcia is an American former college soccer player who played for the Seattle Redhawks and UC Riverside Highlanders. She is best known for being the girlfriend of LaMelo Ball, a professional basketball player who last played for the Illawarra Hawks of the Australian National Basketball League (NBL). Listed at 6 feet 7 inches (2.01 m) and 181 pounds (82 kg), he plays the point guard position. In the days leading up to the 2020 NBA draft, Ball was considered a possible top overall pick.
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) November 9, 2020
Denise Garcia Age
She was born on April 14th, 1996, and is currently 24 years old as of 2020.
Denise Garcia Parents
She was born to Gary and Patricia Garcia in the Los Angeles County suburb of West Covina, California, Garcia was raised with her younger brother Gary and younger sister Dayna, in the nearby suburb of Chino Hills.
Denise Garcia Education & Soccer Career
Garcia graduated from Chino Hills High School in June 2014, was a four-year varsity soccer player at the school. She helped lead the Panthers to the 5A state title in 2006 with 20 goals and 16 assists. The team finished second in the state championships during her sophomore year. She was a three-time first-team high school All-America, three-time All-State selection, three-time 5A soccer MVP, and the 2010 NSCAA National High School Player of the year. In June 2010, she earned Parade All-American honors.
As a youth, Garcia also played club soccer for the Legends FC. With the team, she won four state titles.
In college she played soccer in freshman year, Garcia played for the Seattle Redhawks from 2014 to 2015. She scored nine goals and recorded six assists for the Redhawks. From 2015 to 2016, she played for the UC Riverside Highlanders, where she scored 14 goals and registered 14 assists in 36 appearances, holding the school record for career assists per game.
Denise Garcia & Lamelo Ball
Garcia has an on-again, off-again relationship with New Orleans Pelicans basketball player Lonzo Ball, her high school sweetheart. On July 22, 2018, she gave birth to a baby girl, Zoey Christina Ball.
Back in October 2020, the couple confirmed on the latest episode of “Ball in the Family.” Their relationship has been one of the central focuses throughout the entirety of the show, which is now in its sixth season.
The show started by showcasing their relationship in the early years of Ball’s time in the NBA stretching through the birth of their daughter Zoey. They have also shown the more tumultuous times, including their most recent break-up that was the messiest of any of them. However, as the two confirmed on the latest episode of “Ball in the Family,” they have been working in private at mending fences and getting back together.