Tracy Mcgrady married wife Clarenda Harris on 12 September 2006. Clarenda is the founder and CEO of Project PUSH in Fresno Texas.
Tracy is a former professional basketball player who played professionally for sixteen years in the National Basketball Association.
With the ninth overall choice in the 1997 NBA Draft, the Toronto Raptors selected McGrady. Starting his career as a low-minute player he improved his contribution to the team with his cousin Vince Carter.
Both Tracy and Vince gave a memorable performances at the All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk Contest.
Playing with Magic for three years he was transferred to the Houston Rockets as part of seven-player transactions along with Juwan Howard, Tyronn Lue, and Reece Gaines.
Spending six years with Houston he led the team to the winning game streak. He also spent his playing season with New York Knicks, Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks, Qingdao Eagles, and San Antonio Spurs.
Mcgrady announced his retirement in 2013 and moved on to work as a basketball analyst for ESPN.
Clarenda Harris Is An Entrepreneur
Clarenda Harris is a sucessful businesswoman and a personal life coach. Clarenda also cracks into the list of the Top 30 Influential Women of Houston.
Project Push is the program that helps to develop purpose-led, unstoppable, success-bound, and hope-filled life strategies. They are committed to inspiring and uplifting women of all ages.
Harris is also an inspirational speaker, TV host, philanthropist, and author. She published her book 'Push Thru! Redefine and Create Your Own Sucess Story.'
Clerenda's inspirational book talks about how to find your inner calling, make the breakthrough necessary to achieve your goals and accept your destiny.
Clarenda organizes many empowerment events and raises money for numerous charities in the Houston region. She has a website where she has discussed the topic of The Mission of Wise Wives Win.
Harris also hosts Inspire Women Online Broadcasting, where she gathers stories of women from the local community who have experienced a religious conversion.
In addition, Harris established and personally supported the "Aloa JoAnn Harris Scholarship Fund" in memory of her mom, who worked in the ministry for 42 years.
She graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and North Carolina Central University with a Master of Arts in Education and Speech Pathology.
Harris studied doctorate of education at Baylor University.
Tracy Mcgrady Had A Wedding In 2006
Tracy Mcgrady and Clarenda Harris tied the knot in Los Cabos, Mexico on September 12, 2006. The couple is also involved in a charitable program.
They were honored at the All-Star Gospel Celebration for Leader couples in Houston and by the Community Leader by Inspire Women.
Clarenda and Tracy celebrated their fourteenth anniversary at The Hamptons. Likewise, Christmas together was grand at Louvre Museum in Paris on December 25, 2022.
Harris has talked about her marriage on her website Wise Wives Win and she stated her experiences through highs and lows and supporting each other.
Tracy Mcgrady Has Four Children
Tracy Mcgrady has four kids two sons Layden Mcgrady and Laymen Mcgrady. Likewise, he also has two daughters Layla Mcgrady and Laycee Mcgrady.
Both of his sons have followed in his footstep to become basketball players. The siblings spent their childhood together, and share a close bond.
Laymen Lamar Mcgrady
Laymen is the firstborn son of Tracy. He was born on December 27, 2005. As of 2023, Laymen is 18 years old.
Laymen started playing basketball at the age of three. During his time playing AAU basketball, Lamar discovered a true passion for the game playing a combo guard for his high school team.
In an interview with VYPE, he stated that he enjoys the game and like his dad, he also wants to be drafted in the NBA and go to being Hall of Fame.
He said that meeting with the late Kobe Bryant in the locker room changed his life and left him feeling star-struck.
Layden was born on April 2, 2009, in the USA. As of 2023, he is 14 years old and grew up playing basketball with his brother and father.
Layden celebrated his 13th birthday with his parents on April 3, 2022. He started his 9th-grade schooling on August 11, 2022.
Layla Clarice Mcgrady
Layla is a student at the University of Miami. She is majoring in Journalism with a double minor in entrepreneurship and sports administration.
Layla is passionate about basketball and traveling. As her father and brothers are basketball players she aims to work within NBA world as an analyst on ESPN.
On 2nd January 2023, she shared a photo of herself wearing a brown one-piece outfit and high heels and safe to say she has an eye for style.
Laycee is the younger daughter of Tracy and Clarenda. She also attends and cheers up at his brother's game and spent her holidays at Louvre Museum Paris on December 25, 2022, with her parents.
Laycee recently enjoyed her vacation with her friend in Kauai, Hawaii.
Tracy Mcgrady Parents
Tracy Mcgrady parents are Melanise Williford and Tracy Mcgrady Sr. Tracy grew up playing basketball in Bartow, Florida.
Melanise raised and supported her son since childhood with her mother Roberta's help. She worked as a housekeeper at Disney and Roberta was a janitor at elementary school.
From his encouraging parents, Tracy played high school basketball at Auburndale High School and transferred to Mount Zion Christian Academy for his senior season
He credits his mom and grandmother for his success. Melanie's birthday falls in December and she celebrated her and her grandson Layden's birthday on December 27, 2021.
She enjoys being surrounded by her grandchildren and spending time with them traveling to different places. She has shared old pictures and grandchildren's pictures on her Instagram account.
Tracy wished happy mother's day to Melanise through his Facebook on May 13, 2018.
Mcgrady Siblings Both Played Professional Ball
Tracy Mcgrady has one younger brother Chance Mcgrady. Chance played college basketball at Memphis Tigers.
Chance is a half-brother of Tracy. Tracy has six cousins and is also a second cousin of former basketball player Vince Carter.
When Chance was born, his father was focused on welfare and neglected to care for the family, so Tracy's mom Melanise took care of him.
Chance was a point guard for Memphis Tigers
Chance is a former basketball point guard for Memphis Tigers. He played basketball at Dr. Phillip High School and led the team to a 20-7 record in the 2004-05 season.
The team also won the district championship and earned a spot in the Florida state tournament regional.
As a freshman in the 2005-06 season, he played in 11 games including four postseason contests and averaged 0.2 boards per contest.
Chance played against Houston and Tulane in the Conference USA Tournament. In his sophomore season, he played ten games and averaged 0.1 points and 0.1 boards per contest.
He led the Tigers to three straight 30-win seasons and three-consecutive postseason appearances. The team climbed to the No. 1 spot in both national polls for the first time since 1983.