Jaren Jackson Jr., born on September 15, 1999), native of Indianapolis, Indiana (Indianapolis, Indiana), is an American professional basketball player who serves as a power forward/center and plays for the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA.
Location: F-C (No. 13)
Height: 2.11 meters / 6 feet 11
Weight: 110 kg/242 lbs
Team: Memphis Grizzlies
School: Michigan State University
Draft: No. 4 pick in the first round of 2018
In college, he studied at Michigan State University and was named the Defensive Player of the Year in the Big Ten, the Rookie of the Year, the Best Freshman Team in the Big Ten and the Best Third Team in the Big Ten.
In the 2018 NBA Draft, Jackson Jr. was selected by the Memphis Grizzlies with the 4th overall pick in the first round. In the early days of his NBA career, he suffered severe bruises on his right thigh and a torn meniscus, but his performance after his comeback is still worth looking forward to. Jackson Jr. has great potential to provide offensive space. He has excellent physical condition, amazing wingspan, large defensive coverage, and very threatening outside shooting. Overall, his offensive and defensive capabilities are good, and his room for improvement is beyond doubt.