Grayson Allen’s tenure with the Duke Blue Devils has had it’s fair share of ups and downs. But there has been one constant throughout Allen’s basketball career, his girlfriend Bailey Bunnell.
The couple has been dating since 2013, one year before Allen burst onto the national stage as a freshman with the Blue Devils. Bailey is also attending college relatively close to her boyfriend.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. Bailey Attends The University of South Carolina
In December 2014, Bailey tweeted out a picture of the scholarship letter she received from the university, giving her a significant tuition reduction and a total package worth at least $72,800. Bailey is currently a junior at USC. She is also a sister of Alpha Delta Pi sorority.
— Bailey Bunnell (@bunnell_bailey) December 27, 2014
About 250 miles separate Columbia, South Carolina from Durham, North Carolina which means Grayson and Bailey are currently in a long-distance relationship. Bailey has recently visited her boyfriend at Duke. On March 6 she posted a picture on the floor at Cameron Indoor Arena alongside actor Leslie Chow.
2. Grayson & Bailey Met In High School
The couple met while they were students at Providence School of Jacksonville, according to FabWags.com. The high school sweethearts also attended prom together. Allen’s career began to flourish while playing basketball at Providence School, leading the team to a 90-10 record in his career in addition to winning a state title. Allen was a top-40 recruit in the 2014 high school class, according to his Duke University bio.
G spoils me. He also thinks its funny to give his gf a Tiffany box without any Tiffany in it 😂 #MerryChristmasToMe pic.twitter.com/lCRLg27dAV
— Bailey Bunnell (@bunnell_bailey) December 25, 2014
3. Bailey Is Religious
Bailey’s twitter profile says she is a “Daughter of the King”, in reference to Jesus. She often quotes the Bible on social media. In one post she retweeted, it said: “‘The pain you go through doesnt compare to the joy that awaits you.’ – Romans 8:18.” Another Instagram post on Christmas Day 2016 read: “Thank you, Jesus, for your incredible sacrifice and for giving me a pup that likes to take pictures. Merry Christmas from my ❤️ to yours!”
“Pause a moment and listen; consider the wonderful things God does.” – Job 37:14
— Bailey Bunnell (@bunnell_bailey) February 1, 2017
Bailey’s boyfriend is also religious. According to his Duke bio, Grayson Allen is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He also gives back to the community by volunteering with Best Buddies. Allen was also the Vice President of the Providence School student government during his prep days.
4. Bailey Has Got A Tattoo In Memory Of Her Grandmother
In November 2016 Bailey immortalized her late grandmother Polly with a tattoo on her left hip. The tattoo is an acronym (laloi) written in cursive. It …read more