Aaron Judge is an American professional baseball outfielder for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). Judge was unanimously selected as the American League (AL) Rookie of the Year in 2017 after setting MLB rookie records for home runs (52), and walks (127). He also led all major league batters in strikeouts (208).
In 2018, Judge helped lead the Yankees to their first American League Championship Series appearance since 2009. That year he finished second in voting for the AL Most Valuable Player Award. Various colleges recruited Judge to play tight end in football, including Notre Dame, Stanford, and UCLA, but he preferred baseball. Judge was voted The Associated Press (AP) “Male Athlete of the Year” on Dec 30, 2023. He founded the Aaron Judge All Rise Foundation. His twitter bio read as, ‘Christian. Faith, Family, then Baseball. “If what you did yesterday still seems big today, then you haven’t done anything today!’. Also, he has 1.6 M followers on his Instagram account under user name ‘thejudge44‘.
Who Is Patty Judge, Aaron Judge’s Mother?
Patty Judge was a softball player in college and she has been a big influence on her son Aaron’s career. Patty has always been supportive of her son’s love for the game and she even coached him when he was younger. Aaron credits his mother with helping him develop his skills and love for the game. Patty is now one of Aaron’s biggest fans, and she attends all of his games.
She is also very active in the community, and she volunteers her time to help youth programs. Patty is a strong woman who has always been an inspiration to her son. Aaron says that he would not be the player or person he is today without his mother’s support. Moreover, Aaron Judge, stands 6 feet 7 inches (2.01 m) tall and weighs 282 pounds (128 kg), making him one of the largest players in the MLB.
Aaron Judge Ethnicity
Aaron Judge is biracial. However, his biological parents are not known. His exact ethnicity is also a mystery. In an interview with MTV, for example, Aaron said that he grew up listening to a lot of R&B and soul music. He also mentioned that his favorite rappers are Jay-Z and Lil Wayne. These facts suggest that he is most likely of African-American descent.
Interestingly, Aaron has also stated in interviews that he feels more connected to his Hispanic side. He has said that he would like to learn Spanish and that he is a fan of Selena Gomez (who is also biracial but identifies as Hispanic).
Meet Wayne Judge | Aaron Judge’s Father
Wayne Judge worked as teachers in Linden, California. When Aaron Judge was 10 or 11 years old, his parents told him that he was adopted; he recalls, “I knew I didn’t look like them.” He has an older brother, John, who was also adopted. Judge is biracial. Growing up, Judge was a San Francisco Giants fan.
Aaron Judge is extremely close to his father and they share a great bond. Aaron’s father has been a big influence in his life and has helped him become the successful young man he is today. Aaron often credits his father for his success, both on and off the field. Without his father’s guidance, support, and love, Aaron would not be the man he is today.