As the Sacramento Kings dominate the court, off the court all eyes are on the radiant Shashana Rosen, wife of Domantas Sabonis. The captivating presence of Shashana, former Laker Girls dancer and founder of The Movement-LA, inspires Kings star Domantas to embark on a deep spiritual journey – his conversion to Judaism.
Who Is Domantas Sabonis Wife Shashana Rosen?
Shashana Rosen, 30, is a force to be reckoned with. While dancing for the LA Lakers cheerleading team, the Laker Girls, she honed her skills and used them to found The Movement-LA. This venture offers high-energy dance classes for children in Hollywood, Bel Air, and Beverly Hills locations. This entrepreneur is not only a pioneer in her career, but also a loving mother to their adorable son Tiger. It looks like the couple are expecting another baby soon, judging by recent Instagram posts where Shashana poses pregnant.
This couple’s love story could be straight out of a Hollywood movie. From a beach proposal to a unique double wedding (“How Nice I Married Him Twice”), their relationship was anything but conventional. And their journey becomes more and more intriguing as Sabonis delves into Judaism, inspired by his wife’s faith.
Sabonis’ spiritual journey leads to Judaism, following his wife’s faith
During the turbulent times of the pandemic, Shashana introduced Domantas to Rabbi Erez Sherman of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles, setting the stage for Sabonis’ spiritual journey. And this is no accidental exploration – Sabonis often contacted Rabbi Sherman between games and interviews to learn more about Judaism. Such commitment, noted Rabbi Sherman, reflects Sabonis’ genuine interest in understanding and embracing the faith that his wife cherishes.
While Sabonis is heading for a spiritual transformation, the couple balances their religious practices with their busy lives NBA star. However, despite the tight schedule of the NBA, they respect Jewish traditions by participating in ceremonial Friday dinners and Passover seders. Their faith even intertwines with their professional lives, as evidenced by Sabonis’ sponsorship of the Sufganiyot Award at a Kings home game.
At the end of this chapter of Domantas Sabonis’ extraordinary journey, his conversion marks not only a personal transformation, but also a testimony to the power of love and understanding. This is a story that goes beyond the boundaries of the basketball court, showing a man devoted not only to his sport, but also to cultivating the faith and traditions of his wife.