Jordan Taylor Clarkson is a Filipino-American professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for two seasons with Tulsa before transferring to Missouri, where he earned second-team all-conference honors in the Southeastern Conference. After foregoing his senior year in college to enter the 2014 NBA draft, Clarkson was selected by the Washington Wizards in the second round with the 46th overall pick and was immediately traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. In his first year, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team, a rarity for a second-round pick. Clarkson was traded to the Cavaliers in 2018. In December 2019 he was traded to the Jazz.
|Born:||June 7, 1992, Tampa, Florida|
|Nationality:||Filipino / American|
|Listed height:||6 ft 4 in|
|Listed weight:||194 lb|
|High school:||Wagner (San Antonio, Texas)|
|College:||Tulsa (2010–2012), Missouri (2013–2014)|
|Position:||Point guard / Shooting guard|
|NBA draft:||2014 / Round: 2 / Pick: 46, Washington Wizards|
|Twitter:||Jordan Clarkson's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Jordan Clarkson's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Jordan Clarkson's Facebook profile|
About Jordan Clarkson
Guard who won First-Team All-Conference USA honors at the University of Tulsa before transferring to the University of Missouri, where he was a Second-Team All-SEC selection. He made his NBA debut as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers in 2014. In 2018, he was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
He attended Karen Wagner High School in his hometown San Antonio, Texas, averaging 18.9 points per game in his senior year.
As a high school player, he was named San Antonio High School Player of the Year and MVP of the 2010 Faith Seven Game.
His parents are Mike Clarkson and Annette Davis.
He joined fellow guard Jeremy Lin in Los Angeles in 2014.
Information related to Jordan Clarkson
- Washington Wizards draft picks
- Tulsa Golden Hurricane men's basketball players
- Missouri Tigers men's basketball players
- Asian Games competitors for the Philippines
- Los Angeles D-Fenders players
- Philippines men's national basketball team players
- Utah Jazz players
- Sportspeople from San Antonio
- Los Angeles Lakers players
- Cleveland Cavaliers players
- Basketball players from Texas