Jackson Vroman was born on 6th June 1981 in Laguna, California to Brett Vroman who played in the NBA for Utah Jazz and later spent 12 years playing for European league. Brett also helped to win the NCAA championship in 1975. Jackson has both American and Lebanese citizenship.
Jackson went on to attend Viewmont High School located in Bountiful, Utah. While there, he went on to play basketball for coach Emery. He then went on to pursue his interest in basketball by joining Snow College in 2000. He then left Snow in 2002 for Iowa State. He played basketball in Iowa till 2004. In 2004, Jackson announced that he was ready to be drafted in the 2004 NBA draft. Thus he was selected in the second round as the 31st overall pick by the Chicago Bulls. Jackson then went on to play as Power forward, Center in his pro career. However, he did not play for Chicago bulls but instead went on to play for Phoenix Suns till 2005. Jackson then signed with New Orleans Hornets for the 2005-2006 seasons. However he then finished playing for the NBA where he averaged 4.6 points and 3.8 rebounds per game. In 2006 he went on to sign with Spanish ACB CB Gran Canaria. Later for the 2007-2008 season, Jackson went on to sign with CB Girona. However, he quickly shifted to play for BC Lietuvos Rytas in February 2008. In 2009, Jackson began playing for Saba Mehr. Later for his 2009-2010 season, Jackson played with Mahram. He signed with the Chinese team Dongguan Leopards in October 2010 for the 2010-2011 season. In 2011, Jackson went on to sign with South Korean team, Incheon ET Land Elephants. Then for the 2011-2012 season, Jackson played for Jiangsu Dragons with whom he signed in December 2011. In 2012 he signed with Philippines team, Barangay Ginebra Kings with whom he played his first game on 4th March 2012. In 2012-2013 Jackson signed with Chinese team, Shandong Lions. For his 2013-2014 season, Jackson signed with Jiangsu Dragons. And in 2014 he signed with Capitanes de Arecibo.
Not much about Jackson’s personal life is known to the media because he prefers to keep it undercover. Jackson is not married till date, does not have any children and has not had a split up till date.
Jackson is currently 33 years old, weighs 100kgs, and stands tall at the height of 6 feet 10 inches. According to the 2005 statistics, his salary sums up to be 682051 USD. He has been named the Most Valuable Player in 2009 Asian Championship. He became the 6th top scorer in FIBA Asia Championship 2009 when he averaged 17.3 points per game and also the 5th top rebound averaging 8.1 rebounds per game. He has been in the winning team of the Asian Championship, West Asian Championship and Iranian Basketball Super League a number of times.
by sanjeet, 13 Jun, 2015