We are always particularly curious about the miniature beauties on the arms of towering NBA players. Recently making headlines off the court is New Orleans Pelicans center Jaxson Hayes. We have all of the details on Jaxson Hayes’ girlfriend, Instagram bombshell Sofia Jamora.
Keep reading to find out the details – and drama – of this hot new couple!
Who Is Jaxson Hayes?
Jaxson Reed Hayes is a professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association.
The NBA star is 21 years old, and he was born on May 23, 2000, in Norman, Oklahoma. He stands at 6’11 inches and weighs 220 lbs. He began playing basketball in Cincinnati, Ohio, while attending high school.
In college, Jaxson played for the Texas Longhorns. He was drafted in April of 2019, and he currently plays from the New Orleans Pelicans.
Who Is Jaxson Hayes’ Girlfriend?
Though we don’t know much about Hayes’ previous dating history, he recently snagged one of the hottest new Instagram models on the scene.
Hayes is currently dating model and social media influencer Sofia Jamora. The pair were spotted recently in Miami.
Who Is Sofia Jamora?
Sofia Jamora is from Calabasas, California. She was born on May 6, 1997. At 24 years old, she is three years older than her partner Jaxson Hayes.
However, her dating history is not her only claim to fame. She is a popular swimwear model and Instagram influencer.
The social media darling has a considerable following on Instagram with over 2.8 million followers. Social media influencers with over 1 million follwers reportedly earn up to $250,000 per post, making Jamora one of the more successful influencers on Instagram.
She’s featured in Sports Illustrated and has a decent resume of modeling gigs. She is currently the face of Lolli Vafre, an online shopping boutique. At 5’7, Jamora has modeled for popular brands like Frankies Bikinis and LovePiper.
In fact, she first rose to social media fame after posting videos and photos of herself in Frankie’s Bikinis, garnering attention for her noticeable curves and striking facial features.
She is signed to model agencies “Freedom Models” and “Next Models”. She’s also participated in modeling campaigns for Bikini Luxe and Forever 21.
Where You Might Have Seen Sofia Jamora
If Sofia Jamora looks familiar, it’s no coincidence.
In 2018, she starred in not one but two of Zayn Malik’s music videos. His hit songs, “Let Me” and “Entertainer”, both featured Jamora as his leading lady. With Malik and Jamora dancing and making out in the music videos, they created quite a stir with fans.
The videos were quite racy, with Jamora’s body clad in lingerie and many intimate scenes shared with Malik.
But that was not the only reason that the videos went viral. Many fans took to their own social media channels to comment on the uncanny resemblance of Jamora to Zayn Malik’s then ex-girlfriend Gigi Hadid.
Malik did admit that the songs were written for Hadid, and so it makes us wonder if Jamora was strategically chosen for her likeness to Gigi.
Her popularity grew after her feature in Malik’s videos. This created a larger following for her on social media and gave her more exposure for her modeling career. Her net worth is believed to be in the neighborhood of $1-3 million.
Being Jaxson Hayes’ Girlfriend
Jamora was involved in a cheating scandal with a very high-profile member of the NBA in 2020. We’ll get into further details about those rumors, but it led Jamora to speak out about her contempt for cheating.
In February of 2021, the social media starlet made her relationship public with the New Orleans Pelicans player via Instagram.
Jamora posted photos of the couple on her Instagram, giving Hayes an intimate birthday shout-out. She referred to Hayes as the light of her life, her best friend, and a blessing.
Since then, they have been photographed on vacation together, and Jamora has been spotted at his recent games.
The Couples’ Recent Drama
The couple has had their share of drama before meeting in 2021. Hayes’ scuffle with the police made sports headlines while Jamora’s rumored affair put her in the spotlight with some serious allegations.
Jaxson Hayes’ Arrest
The New Orleans Pelicans center was arrested for resisting arrest after a physical altercation with police on July 28, 2021.
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) was called for an alleged domestic disturbance in the Los Angers area. According to the report, Hayes denied the police entry into his home, and an altercation led to Hayes ending up in the hospital.
The police tasered Hayes, and he has sustained minor injuries. Both Hayes and the police officer involved are said to have to need a physical checkup after the altercation. Sources say that the police used excessive force on the NBA player and that he expressed that he was having trouble breathing while he was being restrained.
Although the incident still requires further investigation, it is likely that Hayes could get slapped with a felony battery charge.
Sofia Jamora’s Cheating Scandal
In 2020, Sofia Jamora got called out by a fellow model – and friend – for having an affair with LeBron James.
Jamora strongly denied the allegations and spoke out about her former friend’s betrayal and accusations. She insisted that they two had never had any form of a relationship. Luckily, there was no evidence that tied the two to one another or that they’d ever even met.
After the “side chick” accusation, Jamora talked about her dislike for cheating.
The Low Down on the Lay-up between Hayes and Jamora
We love to follow the lives of our favorite celebrities and athletes, especially off the court. Now you have the full dish on Jaxson Hayes’ girlfriend; social media knock out Sofia Jamora. As the two were recently spotted in Miami together for all-star weekend, it’s fair to say that their romance is still going strong.
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