Jordan Clarkson Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Jordan Taylor Clarkson

Nick Name

Jordan

Jordan Clarkson dribbles against Otto Porter of Washington Wizards in a December 2015 match
Jordan Clarkson dribbles against Otto Porter of Washington Wizards in a December 2015 match

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Tampa, Florida, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Jordan Clarkson went to the Karen Wagner High School in San Antonio. While studying in high school, he signed National Letter of Intent with the University of Tulsa in November 2009.

In 2010, he started studying at the University of Tulsa. In May 2012, he decided to move to the University of Missouri. He redshirted his junior year and declared himself eligible for the NBA draft in March 2014, in process foregoing his final year college eligibility.

Occupation

Professional basketball player

Family

  • Father – Mike Clarkson (Human resource manager for the Air Force Personnel Center)
  • Mother – Annette Davis
  • Siblings – Julian Clarkson (Younger Brother) (Harris-Stowe State University Alumnus)
  • Others – Marcelina Tullao (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Jordan Clarkson is represented by Jeff Austin and Chris Emens of Octagon Sports Agency.

He was earlier represented by Excel Sports Management.

Position

Shooting Guard, Point Guard

Shirt Number

6

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 5 in or 196 cm

Weight

88 kg or 194 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jordan Clarkson has dated

  1. Chanel Iman (2015) – Jordan Clarkson was linked by American tabloids with supermodel Chanel Iman after they were pictured together at the DBA nightclub in Los Angeles in May 2015. They were also spotted holding hands while on their way out of the LA hotspot. She was also spotted at the Los Angeles Laker games later and they were active on the social media as well.
  2. Chantel Jeffries (2016) – Clarkson was rumored to be going out with model Chantel Jeffries in February 2016. They were reportedly first spotted together in Toronto at All-Star weekend basketball event. Chantel accompanied him at the event held at Air Canada Centre on Saturday. A day earlier, they were pictured sneaking in Thompson Hotel.
  3. Kendall Jenner (2016-2017) – Jordan was first linked with model and television personality Kendall Jenner in March 2016. They were pictured together at the West Hollywood hot spot The Nice Guy. They had arrived together in the Uber SUV and were seen laughing and fooling around in the backseat of the car. After that, they were pictured together at many occasions, including on a shopping trip in December 2016. They were even pictured kissing on the New Year’s Eve. Their relationship waned in the early months of 2017. However, they have remained on good terms and were pictured on a night out in August 2017.
  4. Bella Thorne (2017) – According to rumors, Jordan was going out with TV actress Bella Thorne in 2017. These relationship rumors stemmed from their wild day at the Six Flags Magic Mountain, a theme park in Los Angeles. They were pictured having a great time on the roller coasters. They were also spotted playing carnival games.
  5. Hailey Baldwin (2017) – In April 2017, model Hailey Baldwin and Jordan were rumored to have hooked up with each other.

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial

On his father’s side, he is of African American descent. Whereas, on his mother’s side, he has Filipino ancestry.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Tall height
  • Athletic and lanky body
  • Neatly trimmed hairdo

Measurements

His body specifications may be –

  • Chest – 43 in or 109 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 14.5 in or 37 cm
  • Waist – 33 in or 84 cm

Brand Endorsements

Jordan Clarkson has appeared in a TV commercial for the Philippines based telecommunications brand, Smart Bro.

Best Known For

Being a star player for the Los Angeles Lakers. In his very first season with the franchise, he was included in the NBA All-Rookie First Team.

First Basketball Match

He made his professional NBA debut for Los Angeles Lakers in the 2014-15 season.

First TV Show

In July 2014, he made his first TV show appearance in the news sports show, Access Sportsnet: Los Angeles.

Personal Trainer

In the summer of 2015, Jordan worked with Lakers trainer Tim DiFrancesco to add muscles to his lean body. The team management wanted him to buff up so that he could deal with point guards in a better way.

DiFrancesco had him lifting lots of weight so that he could gain muscle quickly. They also got him performing a lot of sets and reps for the optimum results. The added benefit of him doing summer workout was that it made him a lot more explosive and fast on the court.

Jordan Clarkson Favorite Things

  • Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.
  • Basketball Players – Lou Williams and Shaquille O’Neal
  • Menswear Brand – Saint Laurent, Fear of God, Neil Barrett, Supreme, and Gucci
  • NBA City to Shop – New York City
  • Los Angeles Shopping Stores – Maxfield’s and Barneys
  • Footwear – White low-top Saint Laurent sneakers, Vans Sneakers, Nike Cortez and the Jordan V’s with the all-black suede and metallic tongue
SourceInquirer, Lakers Nation, Hype Beast

Jordan Clarkson Facts

  1. In the 2014 NBA draft, Clarkson was picked as the 46th overall pick by Washington Wizards. Wizards traded him to Los Angeles Lakers on draft night.
  2. In July 2016, he was re-signed by Los Angeles Lakers on a $50 million contract that was spread over 4 years.
  3. He was named by his parents after the NBA legend Michael Jordan.
  4. He is a late bloomer and started playing for his school team in 7th or 8th grade. Until then, he mostly used to play on the streets and church league.
  5. Jordan has done activism work for Rochester’s Sandra J. Schulze American Cancer Society Hope Lodge and also assisted in raising funds for the improvement of facilities. His father received cancer treatment at the lodge.
  6. In his freshman year at the University of Tulsa, he was included in the Conference USA Freshman of the Week on 4 occasions. He was also included in 2011 Conference USA All-Freshman team.
  7. He had to sit out of the 2012-13 season of college football due to the NCAA transfer rules, which came into effect after his transfer from the University of Tulsa to the University of Missouri.
  8. He has established JC Cares Foundation for philanthropic purposes. And, through his foundation, he has launched projects to assist low-income sector of societies. They also work with cancer foundations and charities.
  9. He has held basketball training camps in the Philippines and other Asian countries including Indonesia and China. He has also collaborated with Nike and NBA Cares for basketball camps in the Philippines.
  10. Visit his official website @ jordanclarkson6.com.
  11. Follow him on Facebook and Instagram.

Featured Image by Keith Allison / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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