Oton Jankovic - Men's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#55 Oton Jankovic Season 2019-20


Class Freshman
Height 6'10"
Weight 212
Hometown Zagreb, Croatia
High School Montverde Academy
Major Undeclared


  • Signed with Commodores in summer of 2019
  • Originally from Zagreb, Croatia, he played his senior year of high school at Monteverde Academy in Florida
  • 2019-20 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

Freshman (2019-20):

  • First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Played in 21 games and averaged 0.8 points and 1.0 rebounds in 6.2 minutes of action
  • Hit his first career 3-point field goal at South Carolina
  • Had season-high three rebounds on three occasions – vs. Texas A&M, at Ole Miss, and at Alabama
  • Scored career-high five points in win at Alabama
  • Tallied a career-high two blocks vs. Texas A&M
  • Recorded a season-high two steals against UNC Wilmington

High School:

  • Played two seasons in California at Prolific Prep before moving to Florida. He was with the Cibona Zagreb youth system in Croatia before moving to the United States, where he averaged 10 points a game in his age-group FIBA European Championship.
  • A versatile and athletic frontcourt player, he has the ability to drive and pass the basketball and at 6’10, has unique playmaking skills and athleticism.
  • On the defensive end, he has the length and frame to grow into a defensive presence.
  • According to 24/7 Sports, he was ranked the No. 21 overall player in the state of Florida and the 57th-best power forward in the nation.


  • Oton Jankovic
  • July 27, 2000
  • Son of Natko and Tamara Jankovic
  • Has one brother, Niksa
  • Plans to major in Psychology
  • Advice to young people: “Work hard.”

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