Bronny James’ Prom Partner: Is the USC Star Dating Peyton Gelfuso?

Published 12/07/2023, 2:10 PM EST

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Bronny James has been the talk of the town for a while now. Apart from his impressive basketball prowess and unstoppable skills, the son of NBA legend LeBron James was lately in news due to his ailing condition. However, Bronny is now making the headlines for a different reason.

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Amidst the talk about his basketball future, a picture of Bronny from his prom at Sierra Canyon High School went viral, in which he was spotted with Peyton Gelfuso. As soon as this picture hit the internet, the fans became speculative and fueled relationship rumors.

Is Peyton Gelfuso and the USC star dating?

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Bronny James and his rumored girlfriend, Peyton Gelfuso, met while they were still studying at Sierra Canyon School. Fast forward to 2023, a picture of James and Gelfuso went viral, which sparked rumors of them dating each other. In the picture, Bronny was seen wearing a custom black Chrome Hearts suit with Dior shoes, while Peyton looked stunning in a black strapless dress.

However, in a turn of events, what was supposed to be an awe moment quickly turned into criticism. The picture of them was shared on social media for weeks and many fans were seen upset and criticizing the young prodigy because his prom date was ‘White.’ 

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But, despite all the attention and criticism, Bronny James chose not to respond to the noise surrounding his prom picture. As a result, the controversy that initially surrounded the prom picture began to calm down. Although none of them has yet confirmed if they are dating or not, fans are still eager to learn more about Peyton Gelfuso.

As per The Sun, Peyton Gelfuso is an athlete, just like her rumored boyfriend, Bronny. They both studied in the same high school, but while James graduated in 2023, Gelfuso was already starting her college career at Southern Methodist University. 

Gelfuso, during her high school career at Sierra Canyon, played volleyball, tennis, and soccer, which achieved her status as an influential athlete as she gained over 53000 followers on Instagram.  

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While her birth date remains a mystery, she was born to David and Heidi Gelfuso. She is the youngest child in her family, as she also has an older brother, Parker. Her father currently works as a chief operating officer of Advanced Motion Controls. Notably, Bronny James is sending shockwaves in the world with his impeccable basketball skills. 

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Born in 2004, Bronny showed his interest to follow in the footsteps of daddy James at an early age and since then there has been no looking back for the young star. Just from his high school, Bronny caught the attention of the basketball community, with his incredible skills and scoring ability, which led to him receiving scholarship offers from numerous programs. 

In May of the current year, Bronny announced his commitment to USC with an Instagram post, where he was supposed to make his college career debut in the ongoing 2023-24 NCAA season. But in a disheartening change of events, he suffered from a cardiac arrest, which put a stop to his basketball career till he recovered. But, rumors of him making a comeback soon are circulating the world as he was seen practicing with his team several times. However, there has been no confirmed announcement of when fans can see him back on court. 

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But fans eagerly anticipate his return to the basketball court and see how the career of this young star shapes. 

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