What race is MLB Player Ian Desmond

Baseball player Ian Desmond's exact race has not been specified online by himself or the media at this time. However, many fans have stated that they believe he is half Caucasian and half African-American. His nationality is known to be American, while his exact ethnicity is not known publicly.

Desmond grew up in Florida with his three siblings. His mother, Pattie Paradise, is a hairdresser, whom Desmond considers to be a major inspiration.

Colorado Rockies pitcher Josh Roenicke is Ian Desmond's brother-in-law, as Roenicke married his sister Nikki in 2010. Ian Desmond became a father in April 2011, when his wife Chelsey gave birth to their son Grayson.

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