- 6-4 / 193 cms
- 170 lbs / 77
- St. Francis H.S. ‘16
- Atlanta, Ga.
USA Basketball Notes
- Named to the 2013-14 USA Basketball Men’s Developmental National Team on May 28, 2013.
High School Honors
- 2013 MaxPreps Freshman All-American third team.
- 2013 Georgia Private Schools Class A All-State first team.
- 2013 Georgia Private Schools Class A Freshman of the Year.
High School Notes
- Attends St. Francis High School (Ga.), where he helped lead his team to a 24-9 mark and a runner-up finish in the state tournament; started all 33 games and averaged 15.5 ppg., 4.0 rpg., 11.0 apg. and 2.0 spg.
- Posted single-game highs of 31 points, seven rebounds and 16 assists.
- Born on Independence Day in 1997 in his hometown of Atlanta, Ga.
- Son of Sadiqua and Demond, has one brother, Jalen, and one sister, Emon.
- Father is a retired United States Marine.
- Uncle, Bilal Simmons, is currently playing basketball professionally in Singapore.
- Started playing basketball when he was in sixth grade.
- Tweets under the handle @jordankobi.
The Inside Scoop
- Favorite player on the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team: Kevin Durant because, “He has complete game.”
- If he could drive anything, it would be: a sports car.
- Top five movies of all time: 21 Jump Street, He Got Game, Space Jam, Love & Basketball and Napolean Dynamite.
- Favorite sports magazine: ESPN The Magazine.
- Favorite app: Instagram.
- Favorite sport other than basketball: baseball.
- Favorite class: math.
- Favorite basketball player of all time: Michael Jordan.
- Favorite team: Oklahoma City Thunder.
- Best players ever faced: Ryan Harrow and Lorenzo Brown.
- Would compare his game to: Lorenzo Brown.
- This ambidextrous player wears No. 2 because: of his family, and it’s his role model’s number.
- Away from the court, enjoys: doing homework and studying.
- Has never been outside the United States.