Who is Trevelin Queen? The life story of the basketball player

Who is Trevelin Queen? The life story of the basketball player

Grace Waruguru
updated at January 15, 2024 at 2:48 PM

Trevelin Queen is an American professional basketball athlete who plays as a shooting guard for the NBA's Orlando Magic. The player has an inspiring story that has seen him rise to become a successful sports personality despite facing numerous challenges. What is his story?

Trevelin Queen
Trevelin Queen looks on during the game against the Motor City Cruise on November 27, 2022, at Wayne State Fieldhouse in Detroit, Michigan. Photo: Allison Farrand (Modified by author)
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Compared to many pro basketball players who got scholarships into college thanks to their skills, Trevelin Queen did not receive any college offers or scholarships after graduating from high school. However, he enjoyed a thriving college career, charting the course of his life in the sport to become one of the best. What do you know about Queen?

Full name

Trevelin Marleto Queen


26 years old (As of 2024)

Date of birth

February 25, 1997

Zodiac sign




Place of birth

Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A




Trevelin Queen, Nancy Yeaton


Brian, Frank, Jasmine, Jada, Tye, Taylor


6 feet, 5 inches


86 kgs


New Mexico State University


Professional basketball player


Shooting guard

Social media

Instagram, X (Twitter)

How old is Trevelin Queen?

Trevelin Queen (aged 26 years old as of January 2024) was born on February 25, 1997, in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. He started playing basketball at four, practising using a hoop at home, although he was initially interested in football.

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Trevelin Queen poses for a portrait during the 2023-2024 Orlando Magic Media Day at AdventHealth Training Center on October 02, 2023, in Orlando, Florida. Photo: Julio Aguilar (Modified by author)
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Trevelin Queen's early life and family

Trevelin Queen's parents are Trevelin Queen Sr. and Nancy Yeaton. He is the fourth born among six siblings: Brian, Frank, Jayden, Jasmine, Jada, Tye, and Taylor. Unfortunately, his father passed away, but the details of his demise are not public.


Queen studied at the North County High School in Glen Burnie, Maryland, participating in the Varsity teams. He transferred to a school in Florida as a junior but could not play because his move came too late. He returned to North County as a senior and played nine games. Unfortunately, he had no college offers by the time he completed high school.

Trevelin Queen family
Trevelin Queen of the Orlando Magic drives to the basket during the game against the Flamengo on October 20, 2023 at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. Photo: Gary Bassing (Modified by author)
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Trevelin signed with the Houston Rockets in November 2020 but was waived after about one month. He joined the NBA G League's Rio Grande Valley Vipers soon after, debuting in February 2021. In 10 games, Queen attained 22 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 2.6 three-pointers.

The athlete played with the Houston Rockets from 2021-2022 on a two-way contract. One of the notable Trevelin Queen G League stats is the 2021/2022 Most Valuable Player. In 2022, the player signed a two-year contract with the Philadelphia 76ers. Unfortunately, the lucrative deal was cut short, and the team waived him after he suffered a head injury during a preseason game.

Between 2022 and 2023, the 26-year-old split time between the Indiana Pacers and the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA G League. Unfortunately, he missed the Mad Ants' first playoff game after being suspended on March 27, 2023, without pay for allegedly threatening a game official. Additionally, the Indiana Pacers waived Queen on March 29, 2023.


Trevelin Queen's current team is Orlando Magic, which he signed with on September 12, 2023. The agreement was turned into a two-way contract in October 2023. Trevelin Queen's agent is Daniel Hazan of Hazan Sports Management Group Inc.

Trevelin Queen college
Trevelin Queen of the gestures during the second half at Moda Center on December 04, 2022, in Portland, Oregon. Photo: Soobum Im (Modified by author)
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Trevelin Queen's college career

Trev debuted at the College of Marin in California. His living conditions were deplorable, and he was kicked out of a retirement home together with his roommates. They lived in a car before moving in with one of their relatives. Despite the challenges, Trevelin attained impressive stats as a freshman, including 29 points, 11 rebounds, and eight steals.

The athlete transferred to New Mexico Military Institute, Roswell, as a sophomore. Trevelin Queen's stats as a college player include:

  • Queen scored 40 points in his sophomore season debut.
  • He ranked fourth in the National Junior College Athletic Association with 26 points on average by the end of his sophomore season.
  • The shooting guard attained 7.8 points and 2.9 rebounds as a junior.
  • Trevelin was named the 2019 WAC (Western Athletic Conference)Tournament MVP.
  • Queen averaged 13.2 points and 52 rebounds per game as a senior.

Trevelin Queen's net worth

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Trevelin Queen shoots a free throw against the Windy City Bulls during the NBA G-League game on December 9, 2022, at NOW Arena. Photo: Kamil Krzaczynski (Modified by author)
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Trevelin has attained incredible success throughout his college and professional career. According to several online sources, the athlete is worth approximately $1 million as of 2024.

Trevelin Queen's salary

Queen's salary has grown consistently since his professional debut. His annual salary as of January 2024 is approximately $508,891, per hoopshype.com. While playing for the 76ers, Trevelin Queen's contract was worth $330,000, while his annual salary with the Houston Rockets was $303,102.

Trevelin Queen current team
Trevelin Queen poses for a portrait during 2023-24 G League media day on November 3, 2023, at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida Photo: Fernando Medina (Modified by author)
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Trevelin Queen's Instagram

Trevelin's basketball popularity has seen him build a massive online following. He has over 19.8k Instagram followers (As of January 2024), while on X (Twitter), Queen has over 4k followers.

Final word

Trevelin Queen has a unique life story that is undoubtedly far from over. His pursuit of growth and excellence is evident and has opened doors for him in the sport that have afforded him a comfortable lifestyle. As he reaches the peak of his career, fans can expect nothing but the best from the talented player.

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Grace has over 4 years of experience in article writing and digital media content creation for various local and global brands. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Communication (Public Relations) from Daystar University, Kenya.