Thereza Wright-Morris is the lovely wife of NBA player, Markieff Morris -the power forward currently playing for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Thereza’s husband recently escaped from a scary collision during Game one of the Western Conference Finals. Luckily, Kieff was able to shake off the hard hit.
The Philadelphia, native twin brother to Marcus Morris, also an NBA player; played three years of college basketball at Kansas before declaring for the 2011 NBA Draft.
Since being drafted 13th overall by the Phoenix Suns in 2011; Markieff has played for the Washington Wizards, Oklahoma City Thunder, Detroit Pistons and most recently the Lakers.
31-year-old is happily married to Thereza Wright-Morris and since you probably already know all about the 6 ft 8 in player, here we’ll tell you a thing or two about his lovely partner.
Is not exactly clear how the two met, however they have known each other since at least 2016.
Thereza Wright-Morris is certainly not the average NBA wag, though you may expect her to be the flashy type, she is actually very private and despite being hitched to an NBA star, she enjoys her privacy and keeps a low profile. So much that not even her man posts much about her on social media. Here is what we know about her.
Check out interesting facts about Mrs. Morris.
1. She has one sister and one brother
Thereza Alexis Wright was born in November 1982 in Texas. Her parents are Alvin Wright and his wife, Carletta. Thereza grew up along with two siblings, older brother Andre 39, and sister Rochanda, 35, now Rochanda Wright Chamois following her marriage to husband, Josh Chamois.
2. She is a dental hygienist
According to her LinkedIn, Thereza Wright-Morris attended Tennessee State University from 2001 until 2006 and studied Cardio Respiratory Care, Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services.
Thereza later went to Carrington College California – San Jose; where she studied dental hygiene from 2009 until 2011. She is listed as a registered dental hygienist in Phoenix, AZ since 2011.
Having studied dental hygiene might be the reason why the NBA wag goes by the nickname ‘Pearly’ on social media. In fact, her Instagram is pearlywhitez1908
3. She is into Kangen Water
After doing a quick search on Facebook, Thereza Wright-Morris promotes Kangen Water and not only that, it appears that her entire family are distributors of Kangen Water in El Paso, Texas.
4. She works alongside her NBA stud husband
Markieff Morris along with professional basketball players Marcus Morris and Thomas Robinson stablished the Family Over Everything Foundation, Inc. in 2017. According to its website, FOE provides assistance to members of underserved communities, specifically, members of single parent households, children and youth in underserved areas.
The lovely Thereza Wright-Morris assists her husband in his philanthropic efforts as she is listed as the foundation’s program director.
5. She is a proud mother
Thereza Wright-Morris and her man are the proud parents of one daughter. The couple’s daughter is named Jyzelle. Thereza gave birth to Jyzelle in September 2017. The couple call their adorable little girl, Zelly.
It seems, Thereza Wright-Morris keeps busy with her work at Foe and also being a proud wifey and mommy.
Find the lovely Thereza Wright-Morris on Instagram here.