Jon Beauchamp Was A Basketball Icon In Yakima Valley College
MarJon Beauchamp father John Beauchamp is a Yakima Valley legend known for his basketball skills. Jon is best known in Washington, more specifically in the Yakima Valley
MarJon has inherited his skills from Jon based on this fact. The Bucks star has followed in his father's footsteps and moved further in the sports career by becoming an NBA star.
Moreover, his father was the reason behind the Bucks star's success. Jon was his first-ever coach and the most inspiring figure. He made him push boundaries and filter all his weaknesses.
Regarding his career, Beauchamp Sr. played college basketball for the Eastern Washington Eagles. He later transferred to Highline College in Des Moines. Wherever he went, he did nothing but make Yakima Valley proud. Unfortunately, he didn't make it to the NBA.
Post-basketball, Jon worked as a radio personality and commentator. He used to comment on and analyze basketball games. Currently, the Eastern Washington alum works in customer relations in Bellevue.
Similarly, Beauchamp is from the Native American clan, with his ancestors belonging to the Mission Indians and La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians. In addition, he is the grandson of Henry Beauchamp, the first African American mayor of Yakima.