Nyjah Huston

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Huston in 2015, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Nyjah Imani Huston

Place of Birth: Davis, Yolo, California, United States

Date of Birth: November 30, 1994

Ethnicity: African-American, Japanese, English, Scottish, Irish

Nyjah Huston is an American professional skateboarder. He was the overall champion at the Street League Skateboarding (SLS) competition series for many years.

Nyjah is the son of Kelle and Adeyemi Huston. He stated in an interview that he has some Japanese ancestry. He has a tattoo in Japanese writing on his right forearm.

Nyjah grew up in Puerto Rico, where he lived on a farm under a strict Rastafarian upbringing.

Nyjah’s maternal grandfather was Tod Seaton Hunter (the son of Clark Raymond/A. Hunter and Ruth Evelyn McLaughlin). Tod was born in Pennsylvania. Clark was the son of Clark Raymond Hunter and Dorothy Katherine Stiffey. Ruth was the daughter of Ezra James McLaughlin and Hazel Chambers.

Nyjah’s maternal grandmother is named Jacqueline/Jacquelyn Lee Gibbs.

Sources: http://www.jenkemmag.com

Obituary of Nyjah’s maternal grandfather, Tod Seaton Hunter – http://www.legacy.com

Nyjah’s maternal great-grandparents, Clark Raymond/A. Hunter and Ruth Evelyn McLaughlin, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Nyjah’s maternal great-grandfather, Clark Raymond/A. Hunter, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org


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3 Responses

  1. fuzzybear44 says:

    I do understand why he cut those dreadlocks

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