October 27, 1967 |
New Orleans, Louisiana
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school||Walter Cohen
(New Orleans, Louisiana)
|Pro playing career||1989–2002|
|1989–1990||New Jersey Nets|
|1990–1991||Wichita Falls Texans (CBA)|
|1991–1992, 1993||La Crosse Catbirds (CBA)|
|1992||Golden State Warriors|
|1992–1993||Los Angeles Clippers|
|1993–1994||Portland Trail Blazers|
|1995||Pittsburgh Piranhas (CBA)|
|1995–1996||ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne (France)|
|1996||Fort Wayne Fury (CBA)|
|1997–2001||San Antonio Spurs|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Jaren Jackson (born October 27, 1967 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American professional basketball coach and former professional basketball player. Jackson is currently serving as the head coach of the Ottawa SkyHawks professional basketball team, in the National Basketball League of Canada.
A 6'4" (1.93 m) guard, Jackson played at Georgetown University from 1985 to 1989. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree in finance, he set out on a 13 season (1989–2002) professional basketball career which included stints in the National Basketball Association, the Continental Basketball Association, and the World Basketball League. He is best known for his four season stint (1997–2001) with the NBA's San Antonio Spurs, with whom he won an NBA Championship in 1999. In the NBA he also played for New Jersey Nets (his first NBA franchise, with whom he signed as undrafted free agent), Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, Portland Trail Blazers, Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets, Washington Bullets and Orlando Magic.
Since retiring as a player, Jackson has held several basketball coaching positions at both the college and minor league level. He has been the head coach of the Saint John Millrats of the National Basketball League of Canada.
- "Ottawa SkyHawks Announce New Head Coach". OttawaSkyHawks.com. November 25, 2013.