Being Mrs. Jimmer: Whitney Fredette Talks Life as a Mormon NBA Wife

Jimmer Fredette should have been in a boy band. Never mind that he was the leading scorer in all of NCAA Division I basketball during his senior season at Brigham Young University. Never mind that he earned every major college national player of the year award and was subsequently drafted to the NBA in the first round.

“If Jimmer could do his life all over again, he would want to be in a boy band — still does to this day,” said his wife Whitney. “He knows every lyric to every *NSYNC song and can name every band member, just by hearing his voice. It’s a little over the top!”

Whitney Fredette, 23, recently talked to about life as an NBA wife and as Jimmer’s biggest fan. The beautiful, petite former BYU cheerleader married her husband in the Denver Colorado Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in June 2012.

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