Jordan Wright - Men's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#4 Jordan Wright

G/F

Class Junior
Height 6'6"
Weight 215
Hometown Baton Rouge, La.
High School Dunham
Major Human and Org. Development/Communication Studies

Student-Athlete Features
Vanderbilt Hustler — Wright Brings Toughness and Grit to the Commodores

Career Honors

  • 2022 SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
  • 2022 CoSIDA Academic All-District
  • 2022 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2021 SEC Academic Honor Roll

As a Junior (2021-22)

  • SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Tied single-season school record for games played
    • 36 games played and started
    • One of two Commodores to play in all 36 games
  • 12.3 points/game
    • Second on team
  • 6.4 rebounds/game
    • Led team, 11th in SEC
  • 4.89 defensive rebounds/ game
    • 8th in SEC
  • 64 assists
    • Second on team
  • 30.5 minutes per game
  • Team-high seven double-doubles
  • Shot 35.1 percent from 3 (46-of-131)
  • 50 steals and 10 blocks
  • 25 games with double digit points including four 20-plus point games
  • 28 points on 5-of-7 on 3s in win over Winthrop
  • Double-doubles in consecutive games against SMU (14 p, 12 r) and Temple (16 p, 11 r)
  • 20 points, 12 rebounds and six assists in road win at Georgia
  • Career-high six steals with 15 points in win over Texas A&M
  • Scored in double figures in six of last seven games
  • Team-high 27 points and six rebounds in SEC Tournament Quarterfinals vs. Kentucky
  • 24 points and seven boards against Belmont in NIT First Round

As a Sophomore (2020-21)

  • SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Played in 23 games and started 15 (final 15 games of season)
  • Averaged 8.7 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.1 steals in 24.5 minutes per game
  • Shot 48.7 percent overall, 43.2 percent from 3 and 64.6 percent from the free throw line
  • Second on team in rebounding, steals and assists, and third in scoring and blocks
  • Scored in double figures 10 times and had at least four rebounds 17 times
  • Led team in rebounding three times and assists four times
  • First career double-double with 15 points and season-best 11 rebounds in win at Cincinnati (March 4)
  • Season-best five assists at Alabama (Feb. 20) and in win over Ole Miss (Feb. 27)
  • Season-high 18 points with three 3s and eight rebounds at Kentucky (Jan. 5)
  • Scored 17 points on 7 of 8 shooting against Richmond (Dec. 16)

As a Freshman (2019-20)

  • First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Played in 31 games and made six starts
  • Averaged 5.7 points and 2.8 rebounds in 16.5 minutes per game
  • Scored in double figures in six games
  • Season-high 23 points at Tennessee, where he was 8 of 14 overall, 2 of 3 from 3 and 5-5 from free throw line
  • Posted a season-high seven rebounds on two occasions — at Auburn and at Mississippi State
  • Played a season-high 28 minutes against Texas A&M
  • Tied season high with four steals against both Buffalo and Alabama
  • Also had a season-high three assists vs. Alabama

High School

  • Averaged 20 points, 13 rebounds, six assists, two blocks and two steals as a senior
  • First-team all-state as a senior, three-time first-team All-Metro, three-time district MVP and first-team All-Louisiana
  • Won state title in 2018 and 2019
  • Four-year starter who was captain in 2018 and 2019
  • Summa Cum Laude graduate and a member of the National Honor Society

The Wright File

  • Son of Tracy Wright and Yvette Boyd-Wright
  • Majoring in Human and Organizational Development/ Communication Studies
  • Advice for young people: “Stay humble and always strive to better yourself”


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