The popular Grizzli player Ja Morant has a very stylish and interesting hairstyle, which many folks try to copy these days.
His hairstyle is called “free form dreadlocks”.
Keep reading to find out who Ja Morant is, as well as how to achieve his hairstyle.
The 22-year-old Temetrius Jamel, a.k.a. “Ja” Morant has been a professional basketball player since he was 18 years old.
Ja currently plays for the Memphis Grizzlies in the NBA.
He became a professional basketball player during his freshman year in college, and he was named the MVP of the game several times.
Ja finally entered the NBA circles during his sophomore year.
In 2020, he officially won the title of the NBA Rookie of the Year.
Starting with the NBA season in 2022, Morant will be a starter in an All-Star game for the first time.
Some of his greatest achievements so far include OVC Player of the Year and OVC Tournament MVP from 2019, as well as Lute Olson Award and Bob Cousy Award, both won in 2019.
Morant and his ex-girlfriend welcomed their baby daughter Kaari Jaidyn Morant in 2020, before splitting up and going their separate ways.
Ja Morant dreads
Morant’s hairstyle is commonly known as the “free form dreads”. This hairstyle is great for anyone who has and who wants Afro locks. As for the length of the hair, it shouldn’t be very long.
Ja Morant’s dreadlocks are very popular and draw a lot of attention because some of his dreads are colored in various colors.
However, during one game in the 2020 season, Ja was wearing a ponytail which honestly looked ridiculous on him.
It caused his fans to make a lot of jokes.
Ja even spoke about this hairstyle, admitting he had to put his hair up because he had lost a couple of bobby pins in the middle of the game!
How to make this hairstyle?
Morant’s dreadlocks are different from Lil Wayne’s because Ja colored his sections in the front, making the hairstyle very stylish and personalized.
Dreads are a great hairstyling option for people with Afro curls.
The dreads are made by using a special big needle to put hair into knots or really tiny braids.
It’s important to note that the hair should be completely dry before the dreading process.
If the hair is wet even a little, when the hair is put into tight knots, the mold easily develops and the hair needs to be cut off.
The process of making dreadlocks starts from the roots of the hair to the bottom.
Dreads are a pretty difficult technical skill to master in the hairstyling world.
Even when the hair is short, it takes a lot of time to create loops and tighten the hair into the dreadlocks.
As for the maintenance of this interesting hairstyle, the person should add hair into their dreads every couple of months, since the hair grows out from the roots continually.
Since it’s easier to follow a video tutorial rather than explaining the whole process, here’s one: