Keston Hiura - Biography

Last Modified: Aug 31, 2020

Keston Hiura
Profession: Baseball player
Best Known For: Milwaukee Brewers, MBL
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : August 2, 1996 (age 24)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Keston Wee Hing Natsuo Hiura
Birth Place: Valencia, California, USA
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: Kirk Hiura
Mother's Name: Janice Hiura
Siblings: 1

Lindsey Hiura (sister)

High School: Valencia High School
University: University of California
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Chinese, Japanese)
Nationality: American

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Girlfriend Name: Jaclyn Creel

Body Measurements

Height: 1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)
Weight: 86 kg (189.60 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Keston Hiura?

Keston Hiura is a baseball second baseman by profession and American by nationality. He currently plays for Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Keston Hiura – Age, Parents, Siblings

Keston Hiura’s birth took place on August 2, 1996, in Valencia, California, USA. He was born as Keston Wee Hing Natsuo Hiura to Japanese father Kirk Hiura and Chinese-American mother Janice Hiura. He is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling, a sister named Lindsey Hiura.

Source: Instagram (Keston Hiura with his family)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Keston Hiura attended Valencia High School where he played for the school's baseball team. He went on to study at the University of California in 2015 where he played college baseball. He is currently majoring in business economics.

His ethnicity is Chinese, Japanese.

Keston Hiura – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Hiura is not a married man but he is not single. He is in a relationship with a brunette beauty and the two have been dating since August 2018. He shares pictures of himself with his girlfriend Jaclyn Creel on social media.

Creel is a college student studying biology. 

Source: Instagram (Keston Hiura with his girlfriend)

The young player has never married and sans wife, children. As he has never married, divorce is out of the question.

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Keston Hiura – Career

College games

In his senior year in high school, Keston Hiura batted .500 with 14 home runs and 30 runs batted in(RBIs).

While a freshman, Hiura hit .330 with a .392 on-base percentage (OBP), a .520 slugging percentage (SLG), seven home runs, and 52 RBIs over 56 games. The next year in 2016, he hit .358 with a .436 OBP, .559 SLG, seven home runs, and 41 RBIs over 53 games.

In Keston Hiura’s junior year in college, he batted .442 with a .567 OBP. He also played for  United States collegiate national team and was given the title  Big West Conference Player of the Year.

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Professional career

In the  2017 Major League Baseball (MBL) draft, Keston Hiura was selected in the first round, with the ninth overall selection by Milwaukee Brewers. At first, he was assigned to the Arizona Brewers of the Rookie-level Arizona League.

With the Arizona Brewers, Hiura batted  .435 with four home runs, 18 RBIs and a 1.339 OPS in 15 games. After his impressive record, he was promoted to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers of the Class A Midwest League.

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With the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, Keston Hiura finished the season, posting a .333 batting average with 15 RBIs and seven walks in 27 games.

The 2018 season for him began with Carolina Mudcats of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League and was soon promoted to Biloxi Shuckers of the Class AA Southern League. He also won the 2018 Arizona Fall League MVP.

In 2019, Keston Hiura began playing with the San Antonio Missions. He signed his contract on May 14 and he was called up to the major leagues. His  Major League Baseball (MLB) debut was against  Philadelphia Phillies on May 14, 2019.

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Keston Hiura – Net Worth, Salary

In June 2017 MLB.com announced that Hiura will he’ll receive a bonus of $4 million. As of 2019, his net worth and salary have not been estimated. However, online sources have claimed his net worth to be around $22 Million.

Keston Hiura – Social Media

As for social media, Keston Hiura is active on Instagram, Twitter with a growing number of followers.

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Reference

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