Elise Esposito is the NBA wag dating, Christian James McCollum –whom you probably know as C.J McCollum. Her boyfriend just signed a very generous extension deal with the Blazers.
According to reports, the 24-year-old signed a $106 million dollar extension with the Trail Blazers.
C.J McCollum was born September 19, 1991 in Canton, OH. Following his third season with the Blazers, McCollum was voted as the NBA’s most improved player.
The 6-foot-4 McCollum averaged career highs of 20.8 points, 3.2 rebounds and 4.3 assists in 80 games in 2015-16, his first season as a full-time starter.
Tenth overall pick of the Portland Trailblazers in the 2013 draft who played his college ball at Lehigh. He won the NBA’s Most Improved Player award in 2016 after averaging over 20 points per game on the season.
He was the Gatorade Player of the Year in Ohio after finishing his senior season as the all time leading scorer at GlenOak high school.
At Lehigh, he was the first freshman in the Patriot League to be named conference player of the year. He was a member of the Lehigh team that made history by becoming only the 6th 15-seed to defeat a 2-seed in the NCAA Tournament when the team knocked off Duke 75-70.
Over the course of his career at Lehigh University, C.J. McCollum played with a purpose and dedication that made the entire basketball community take notice; he ranked among the nation’s five best in scoring and steals per game in his final two seasons. He majored in journalism.
Is true C.J McCollum came to NBA scene from a small school, not known for producing basketball talent, but if it weren’t for Lehigh, he and Elise Esposito, might never had met.
According to social media info, Elise Esposito belongs to the 2009 class at Bethlehem Catholic High School in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Behavioral Neuroscience, from Lehigh University and also holds a Master of Engineering (MEng), Healthcare Systems Engineering.
According to her LinkedIn, she has been a Research student for Dr. Michael Burger since 2013 at Lehigh. Prior to that she worked in the Research Scholar Program for the Lehigh Valley Health Network and is also a former dental assistant.
Lovely miss Esposito and C.J have been an item for a while now. The two met while attending Lehigh University while her man majored in Journalism and Elise did her thing as well. Her man has actually written material for various websites regarding the NBA. The couple seems to have a serious and formal relationship. Just by taking a look at her social media, Elise and C.J have shared a number of special moments, including games and red carpet events.
Elise Esposito is the daughter of a known and awarded dental surgeon, Michael A. Esposito and mother Kathy.
In 2000 her father was awarded a Fellowship in the Pierre Fauchard Academy. This prestigious award is held by less than 3% of U.S. dentists and by their charter grants fellowships to those candidates who have made “outstanding contributions to the art and science of dentistry or to society.”
You can check out Elise Esposito on Instagram here.