How old was Marc Pingris when his father left?
Marc Pingris was born on October 16, 1981 to Jean Marc Pingris, Sr., and Erlinda Prado, a former saleswoman at SM Cubao. When Pingris was three years old, his father left for work in Morocco and separated from the family. Pingris idolized Michael Jordan.
Who are Jean Marc Pingris and Generation Y?
Jean Marc Pingris, Jr. is part of a Millennial Generation (also known as Generation Y). Millennials is a generation who grew up with computers, internet and social networks. Having been raised under the mantra “follow your dreams” and being told they were special, they tend to be confident and tolerant of difference.
Who is the father of Marc Pingris of Gilas?
MANILA, Philippines – After two years, Gilas Pilipinas forward Marc Pingris is finally reunited with his French father once again. Pingris met with his father Jean Marc, Sr. on the eve of their game against France national team in the opener of the 2014 Antibes International Basketball Tournament.
Where does the last name Pingris come from?
In this Philippine name, the middle name or maternal family name is Prado and the surname or paternal family name is Pingris. Jean Marc Prado Pingris Jr. (born October 16, 1981) is a Filipino former professional basketball player.
When does Marc Pingris play in the PBA?
On October 14, 2016, Pingris was recognized during the PBA Leo Awards Night as he was named to the PBA All-Defensive Team. Pingris was to play for the Magnolia Hotshots in the PBA bubble during the 2020 season which was set up in late 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but was unable to play for the team due to an injury.
How did Marc Pingris idolize Michael Jordan?
Pingris idolized Michael Jordan. After his classes, he would study his lessons and do his homework then go to their barangay court to practice his “Jordan-like” skills in basketball. When he has no classes he would call up his friends and play basketball in other barangays.