Rayford Trae Young is an American professional basketball player who plays in the NBA for the Atlanta Hawks. He played college ball for Oklahoma and was drafted in 2018 by Dallas Mavericks who traded him to the Hawks. He was also a member of the team US that won the 2016 FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship. Trae only has a few tattoos on his body but all of them have great meanings behind them. Let us take a look at the ones he adorns and the meanings behind them.
1. ‘Remember’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The words, “Always Remember” are tattooed on Trae’s right forearm.
Meaning: The tattoo on his right forearm is a tribute to his loved ones and the people who have always supported him. He uploaded the tattoo on his Instagram with the caption, “Always Remember what they said.
Always Remember the people who have been there from the beginning.
Always Remember the people who pushed me to be the Man, Player, and Family man I am.
Always Remember my Grandfather❤️”
2. ‘Arrows’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The right bicep of the player has a tattoo of two upward-pointing arrows on it.
Meaning: The tattoo design of the arrows on his right bicep is a Viking symbol that represents the idea of making your own reality.
3. ‘Blessed’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left forearm of the player has the word, “Blessed” tattooed on it, just below where his elbow folds.
Meaning: The tattoo of the word represents how Trae feels blessed to have reached such a good place in his life and to have a supporting and loving family.
4. ‘Corinthians’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left side of Trae’s body has a bible verse tattooed on it. The verse reads, “But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect. No, I worked harder than all of them—yet not I, but the grace of God that was with me” and “1 Corinthians 15:10” below it.
Meaning: The tattoo of the bible verse is Corinthians 15:10 and represents his faith in God. The verse itself shows that even after all his efforts and hard work, it was the Almighty and his grace who helped him achieve everything.
5. ‘Heaven’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Trae also has a tattoo of the gates of heaven on his left thigh. The tattoo shows a staircase leading up to a gate, surrounded by clouds. There is a dove flying above the staircase too. Rays of shine and a silhouette of another bird are tattooed above the gate too.
Meaning: The tattoo of the stairway leading up to the Gates of Heaven is a tattoo that represents his religious views. The tattoo shows the path leading to heaven with the dove bird that represents the Holy Spirit in Christianity. And the light behind the gates representing truth, warmth, and peace.