American sports anchor and moderator for ESPN’s First Take, Molly Qerim’s boyfriend is the retired basketball player Jalen Rose. Molly has been the host of NFL Network’s weekday morning show, NFL AM, and NFL Fantasy Live. She was previously a sports anchor and reporter for NFL Network.
About Molly Qerim
Qerim’s career as an anchor has been quite remarkable. She was an anchor and reporter for CBS Sports Network, where she covered college football, National Signing Day, the NCAA Tournament and the U.S. Open. Later she joined working for ESPN and covered the UFC in her time. Molly has also co-hosted the annual World MMA Awards several times. Not just an anchor, she also conducts interview of various sportsperson and has been part of many other digital media content.
Latest news is that she and the retired NBA start Jalen Rose have been dating each other. There is no official news about these but they have been sharing pictures on Social media from past couple of months that clearly gives an indication that they are dating.
We all know Jalen Rose is an American retired professional basketball player and current sports analyst with ESPN. He was born on born January 30, 1973. He is most famously known for being a a member of the University of Michigan Wolverines’ “Fab Five”. Fab five reached the 1992 and 1993 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship games as both freshmen and sophomores. Rose was primarily a small forward however sometimes played the role of a shooting guard. As of 2014 Jalen serves as the official ambassador and spokesperson for the National Basketball Retired Players Association.
Getting to know Jalen
The name Jalen was given to him by his mother. It’s a combination of his father’s name, James, and his uncle’s name, Leonard. His biological father Jimmy Walker was a former #1 overall pick who started in the backcourt alongside Jerry West in the 1972 NBA All-Star Game. Unfortunately, his father died due to lung cancer in July 2007. What we have heard about Jalen is that the father and son spoke several times on phone, but have never met each other in person. Such a sad story.
Jalen is a left-handed player. He is known for his smooth and versatile offensive game.
Rose also has a heart of gold and does a lot of work in charity. He has personally donated more than $1.3 million through his foundation. His foundation supports life changing opportunities for underserved youth through the development of unique programs and the distribution of grants to qualified non-profit organizations. He also established Jalen Rose Leadership Academy (JRLA) which serves over 400 ninth through twelfth grade scholars. JRLA will host its first graduating class in June 2015. Its primary focus is to provide a leadership-focused experience within a high-performing high school that engages and inspires Detroit area youth.
He was recently awarded with the Michiganian oof the Year award by Detroit news. It was in recognition of his excellence, courage, and philanthropy to uplift not only the metropolitan area but all of Michigan.
Qerim must be really proud of her new boyfriend!
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