Jordan Hawkins is an American college basketball player. He is currently playing for the team UConn Huskies of the Big East Conference. Jordan is a star player and gained a lot of fame through his excellent game skills. He is the second lead scorer for the Huskies in the NCAA Tournament 2022-2023.
Jordan Hawkins was born on April 29, 2002, in Gaithersburg, Maryland. His father is Craig Hawkins and his mother is Jasmine Hawkins. He has three sisters, two older sisters Chynna and Alexis, and a younger sister Paris. Jordan attended Gaithersburg High School initially and then transferred to DeMatha Catholic High School in his sophomore year. He started playing basketball in high school. As a kid, he was always interested in sports.
His parents encouraged him to take up basketball in high school. He is a dedicated player. His hard work and his love for basketball made him one of the best players in his school. In his senior year, he was named the Maryland Gatorade Player of the year. His average was 19.7 points, 3.7 assists, 1.9 blocks, and 11.4 rebounds. He received offers from several universities such as Xavier, Seton Hall, and Louisville but he chose UConn over others.
Jordan Hawkins Career
Jordan began his basketball career right in high school. First, he was on Gaithersburg High school’s basketball team. He played his first two years at Gaithersburg. Then he got transferred to DeMatha Catholic High school and joined the team under coach Mike Jones. His amazing gameplay caught the attention of several college recruiters. He continued to make his game better. He played several matches under coach Angel Hernandez. In his senior year, he was named All WCAC’s first team. He was also mentioned as the Washington Post All-Met First team and was a nominee for McDonald’s All-American in high school.
He joined the University of Connecticut and began his college basketball career. He currently plays as a shooting guard for the Huskies. In his freshman year, he appeared in 27 games with an average of 5.8 points and 2.0 rebounds in 14.7 minutes per match. By the end of the season, he had played seven double-figure scoring matches. His season high was against the team Auburn, a nationally ranked team. Jordan also suffered from several injuries in his freshman year.
Despite all the injuries he had a great performance which made him a consensus top-50 recruit. His impressive performance led the team to be named the BIG EAST All freshman team. He has played some of his best games in NCAA tournaments. In sweet 16 he scored 24 points against Arkansas and scored 20 against Gonzaga in elite 8. His career-high score is 24 against Georgetown. Jordan has made his name as one of the best players at UConn. Hawkins one of the prospective players of the NBA draft in 2023.
Jordan Hawkins Biography
|Real Name||Jordan Dorrell Hawkins|
|Birth Date||April 29, 2002|
|Age (as of 2023)||20 Years|
|Birth Place||Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States|
|College||University of Connecticut|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 5” – in Centimeters – 196 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 88 kg – in Pounds – 194 lbs|
|Sister||Three (Alexis, Chynna & Paris)|
|Who is his girlfriend?||–|
Jordan Hawkins Girlfriend
The young basketball player likes to keep his personal life private. He has not shared much about his dating life. It is not even sure whether he is dating someone or not. The player is more focused on his game this year as this is the most crucial time in his basketball career. Jordan most recently came under the news due to his illness. He will not be seen in the Huskies’ final four open practices as he is suffering from non-covid illness. He didn’t even appear for the team’s media availability. Hawkins is most likely to be replaced by either Nahiem Alleyne or Joey Calcaterra.
Jordan Hawkins Net Worth
Jordan is just at the beginning of his basketball career. His primary source of income is basketball tournaments. His estimated net worth is $500K-600K. He is yet to accomplish a lot. Jordan has the right potential to be a successful professional basketball player.
- In his freshman year, Jordan suffered from an ankle injury due to which he had to miss the season’s first two games.
- His favorite hobby is cooking and swimming.