The Recruiting Guy:

Player of the Week: Jordan Danberry

By: Richard Davenport
Published: Friday, August 15, 2014
Jordan Danberry
Jordan Danberry

Name: Jordan Danberry

Nickname: Jo or Jojo

Twitter name: @bossINtheMAKIN

School: Conway High School

Height: 5'8

Weight: 145 lbs

Position: point guard (pg)

Class: 2015

junior stats: Average 12.3 points, 6.7 assists, 6.4 rebounds and 2.7

Number of years playing basketball: 10 years

Schools that have offered: UofA, Oklahoma State, K State, MS State, UCA, UALR, Ole Miss, Vanderbilt, Texas Tech, SMU

I committed to Arkansas because: I wanted to play for my home state and be Arkansas.

Coach Jimmy Dykes is: a very passionate man. He loves God, he loves his family, and he loves basketball.

Schools I've visited: Oklahoma State University, University of Arkansas, Texas Christian University

In college, I plan to major in: International Relations

Best basketball moment: When my team won the 2014 7A State Championship game

My favorite play: pick and roll

Best player I?ve played against: Tyler Scaife

Favorite high school team to play against: Fort Smith Northside and Greenwood

Describe what basketball means to you in 20 words or fewer: It's my passion. Basketball is literally life for me. It's not only the competitive side that's intriguing but it also opens up so many opportunities in life.

Favorite WNBA player: Skylar Diggins

Favorite WNBA team: Pheonyx Mercury

Favorite music: Hip hop/ r & b / gospel

Favorite song: Different by Tasha Page Lockhart

Favorite book: To Kill a Mockingbird

Favorite movie: Love and Basketball

Favorite TV show: Orange is the New Black

Favorite actor: Boris Kodjoe

Favorite actress: Jada Pinkett Smith

Favorite food: Chicken Alfredo

Favorite class: US Government and Politics

Hobbies: playing card games, dominoes, and hanging with friends and family

The one thing I could not live without is: my family

Role model: Steph Curry

Three words to describe me: Humble, Honest, Hardworking

People would be surprised that I: write poetry

Ten years from now I'll be: a detective or FBI Agent


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