Getting to know Jordan Jacks

Haastattelu Jacks

Hello Jordan,



Tell me little bit about yourself?


My birthday is May 6 and I just turned 23 years old. I like to watch movies and tv shows. My favorite food is spaghetti. I loved playing golf before basketball. I love collecting shoes. My favorite movie is Bad Boys. I love R&B and Hip Hop music. My favorite artist is Future.


Where are you from?


Atlanta, Georgia


Tell me about your family?


My parents name are Rod & L’Tanya Jacks. I have a younger brother name Dallis and I also have a dog


What is your athletic background?


I played soccer, basketball, golf, baseball. Once a sport ended another one started for me.


Your went to college as a guard but then you have played as a forward. How did that happen?


I like to call myself versatile. I could post up smaller guards and beat bigger guards off the dribble.


How was your college career?


I spent my first two years at Shorter University. I made all conference both years. Then I transferred to Kentucky Wesleyan College for my last two years. I never loss a home game during my time at Kentucky Wesleyan. I won two conference championships there and made first team all conference both years. I got a triple double during my senior night game. I was nominated as a pre season all American. Also I made Small College Basketball (SCB) Top 100 list in the country.


How did it feel to sign first pro contract?


It was an amazing experience to sign my first pro contract. It was a dream come true for me and I will never forget that moment. It feels good to know someone wants you to play for their team at the professional level.


This season will be your first year as a pro, what do you expect?


I expect to compete everyday. I come from a winning program so losing isn’t a option. Im just trying to come in and help the team in whatever way I can so we can get the wins.


What is your biggest strength as player?


Attacking the rim is my biggest strength. I feel that no one can stay in front of me.


What will you bring to Lahti Basketball?


I would bring my love and passion for the game of basketball. I will bring a competitive spirit and knowledge of the game. Also I think my hungriness for success.


How much you know about European basketball over all?


I don’t know to much about European basketball besides watching the Olympic Games.


How much you know about Finland?


I don’t know anything about Finland as of now Finland will be really cold during the winter.



What is your favourite NBA team?


Cleveland Cavaliers


Who is favourite NBA player all time?


LeBron James


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