Jordan Clarkson Biography
Jordan Clarkson was named as Jordan Taylor Clarkson by his family at birth and the famous basketball for LA Lakers was was born in Tampa, Florida on June 7th, 1992. He belongs to American-Filipino by Nationality and belongs to the African-American and Kapampangan (a Filipino ethnic group) by ethnicity. Even though he was born in Tampa, Florida his family moved to San Antonio during his early childhood. His father's name is Mike Clarkson & mother's name is Annette Davis. Jordan Clarkson is an American basketball star player who is currently playing for Los Angeles Lakers as Point guard and Shooting guard.
Jordan Clarkson grew up in San Antonio with his father who is also a basketball coach. Jordan was introduced to the basketball world by his father from early childhood. He played his first games in early school days and was very good from his early years. Clarkson was selected on June 26, 2014, at an early age of 22, in the 2014 NBA draft and was placed in 46th position. Later in the same year, he signed a deal and started playing for LA Lakers.
He was given a seat on the bench in the first half of the season but he was praised by everyone after 30 points and 7 assists against the famous Oklahoma city Thunder. He broke the record when was picked for the "NBA All-Rookie First Team" which was a big leap in his career as there are only 4 second round picks that got placed in the first team. The game he played on February 12, 2016, for Team USA where he got 25 points, 4 steals and five assists is one of his best games. After the end of his deal with Lakers, he re-signed on a four-year agreement with the same team for $50 million. Clarkson Scored a team-high of 25 points in a win against Houston Rockets and on the game he played on November 15, he beat his own score of steals which is now five over Brooklyn Nets.
He is reported to have been dating lately with Kendall Jenner who might be his new girlfriend, who is also an American by nationality. He is also rumored to have been in an affair with Selena Gomez in the past. He has an estimated net worth of $5 million currently and is yet to receive his salary of $12.5 million by the end of 2016.
Born on 7th June 1992 in Florida.
The famous basketball player was born in Tampa, Florida on the 7th June 1992. His parents were Mike Clarkson and Annette Davis. He also has a brother named Bear Clarkson. His father inspired him to be a basketball player.Edit
Selected in the NBA draft
Jordan Clarkson was trained in basketball from his early life. He began to play games during his high school time. However, he started playing professionally after being selected in the NBA Draft in 2014 June 26.Edit
Signs a $50 million deal with Lakers.
After the end of his contract in early 2016, Jordan signed a new deal with Lakers worth U.S $ 50 million which will be given to him on yearly basis. He will be receiving $12.5 million every year for 4 years straight.Edit
Is Dating Kendall Jenner.
The basketball star, Jordan Clarkson is currently dating with the famous fashion model, a television personality, Kendall Jenner who is known for her show "Keeping Up With the Kardashians". They have been sighted many times in various places by many reporters.Edit