Basketball fanatics, get ready! A high-ranking high school basketball player, Mookie Cook, is all set to appear as the young NBA superstar LeBron James in Shooting Stars. This Universal and SpringHill Co.’s adaptation of the 2009 book by James and Buzz Bissinger will definitely put Mookie in the international spotlight.
So, before that happens, get to know all about his parents: Chantel Ramsey and Kenneth Cook, over this article.
Who Are Mookie Cook Parents?
Mookie Cook’s parents are named Chantel Ramsey and Kenneth Cook. They are his inspirations and number 1 supporters.
Infact, it was his dad who got him into basketball.
Growing up, Mookie always had basketball around. His siblings and dad always passed the ball to him, and then by grade 8, he just blew up. “Never really thought basketball would take me this far so I’m just blessed,” he expressed.
Also, after this 6’7 star, his father Kenneth stands tallest in the family at 6’4. Then follows his brother at 6’2, sister at 5’10, and mom at 5’11.
Seems like Mookie’s family is blessed with the gift of height.
This basketball star was rated No. 7 overall nationally by Rivals in the 2023 class, No. 15 overall, nationally, by ESPN, and No. 12 by 247Sports. He joined AZ Compass Pre in 2021 and was committed to Oregon Ducks in 2022.
Listing the timeline, Oregon Ducks first made an offer to the star back in September 2020. But it was only in Feb 2022, that he officially visited the club and signed a deal in March 2022.
Prior to this, he was also offered deals from Kentucky Wildcats, Gonzaga Bulldogs, Creighton Bluejays, California Golden Bears, and many more.
Find Mookie over IG @marquiscookk.
Meet Mookie Cook Father, Kenneth Cook
Mookie Cook’s father Kenneth Cook played a lot of basketball during his colligate day. However, he never made it to the big scene.
Get to know him better below.
Kenneth Cook Age
Kenneth Cook was born on September 12, 1971. That made him 50 years of age in 2022.
As per his birthday, Kenneth is of the Virgo zodiac.
Kenneth Cook Job
Besides Kenneth’s passion for basketball, we have no information about him. Thus, his job remained a mystery.
Is Kenneth Cook On Instagram?
No, he wasn’t on Instagram or any other social media.
Meet Mookie Cook Mother, Chantel Ramsey
Mookie Cook’s mother Chantel Ramsey filled his world with love. She is proud of her son’s success and often took it to her FB to flaunt Mookie’s achievements.
Also, Chantel is the daughter of Zel M Ramsey (born: Jan 24, 1941) and the younger sister of Sheila Ramsey (born: March 1964).
Learn more about her as you scroll down.
Chantel Ramsey Age
Chantel Ramsey was born on August 18, 1968. That made her 53 years of age in 2022 and of the Leo zodiac.
Also, this means, Chantel is 3 years older than her husband Kenneth.
Celebrating her turning 53, Chantel took it to her FB to share, “First I would like to thank God for blessing me with another Great and exciting year and keeping me healthy and well! I made it y’all 53!……. Woooohoooo.”
Chantel Ramsey Job
Sadly, we couldn’t find any information about Chantel’s job.
Is Chantel Ramsey On Instagram?
Yes, as of May 2022, find her on Instagram @chantelramsey with 306 followers. But her account was kept private then.
Also, here’s her Facebook @chantel.ramsey.9.
How Many Kids Do Mookie Cook Parents Have?
Mookie Cook’s parents share three kids — Mookie, Clive Osbourne, and Chaquinn Cook. However, Clive is Mookie’s half-brother. He was born to Mookie’s mother from her previous relationship with Clive Osbourne, a Kingston, Jamaica native.
The eldest, Clive Osbourne II was born in May 1989. He played varsity football as “WR, DB” at Grant High School in Portland, OR. In 2006, his National RankOR / Rank was 446 / 7 and he wore jersey #17 then.
Clive went on to marry Mitchee Laplante on March 23, 2019, at Castaway Portland and had Mookie as his Man of Honor. As for other attendants — they had Elliot LaPlante as Maid of Honor, Madison Reillo as Bridesmaid, Linh Tran as Bridesmaid, Robert MacDonald asGroomsman, Jennifer Knutson as Bridesmaid, Isaiah Buchanan asGroomsman, Toren Vaida as Groomsman, Taylor Brown as Bridesmaid, and Kaseem Osheroff as Groomsman.
As for Mookie’s sister, Chaquinn is an athlete as well. Infact, she’s a two-time All-American, Second-team All-American, and Pac-12 Triple Jump 2017, Champion. She is a Benson Polytechnic HS graduate who later enrolled at the University of Oregon.
During her collegiate days, she had a personal best of 60 Meters – 7.76 at MPSF Championships, 100 Meters (Outdoor) – 12.22 at Sun Angel Classic, and 200 Meters – 25.71 at Don Kirby Invitational. Also, in the long jump, she had a record of (6.15m) (indoors) at the Razorback Invitational, and 20-7.25 (6.28m) (Outdoors) at the Aztec Invitation.
Find Chaquinn on Faacebook @chaquinn.cook and Instgram @cooky_10.
Are Mookie Cook Parents Still Married?
Mookie Cook’s parents are allegedly still together.
The last we checked, the husband-wife was often spotted on each other’s socials in early 2021.
Where Do Mookie Cook Parents Live?
Mookie’s parents resided in Portland, Oregon as of 2022.