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  Jordan Mitchell

Jordan Mitchell

Player Profile


Gardena, Ca.

High School:
Junipero Serra HS

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 185



2010-11 Season (Freshman)
A starter in 13 of the last 16 games ... Grabbed a season-high five rebounds vs UC Irvine (2/5/11) ... Had three blocks vs Seattle (1/19/11) and Cal State Fullerton (3/10/11).

Junipero Serra High School
Helped lead Serra HS to the California state Division III boys championship in 2009-10 with a 63-59 overtime decision over perennial power Bishop O'Dowd High School ... The Cavaliers were 35-2 overall, 5-0 in the Del Rey League, reached a state ranking of third, and 13th in the nation ... Averaged eight points, ten rebounds and four blocks per game ... For his efforts, Jordan was nomimated as a McDonald's High School All-American in addition to being an All-League, All-Daily Breeze and All-CIF Southern Section choice.

Matador Memo
Born January 2, 1992 in Torrance, Ca. ... Parents are Rhonda Baychue and Haven Mitchell ... Stepdad is Troy Baychue ... Has a brother (Troy, 18) and two sisters (Jade 13, Schannelle 22) ... An uncle, Reggie Howard, played basketball at UC Riverside ... An important part of Jordan's life is his aunt, Lisa Mitchell ... The Orlando Magic is his favorite NBA team while Magic Johnson is his favorite player ... Lists Wesley Snipes and Christian Bale as his favorite actors ... Watches "South Park" ... His favorite movie is The Last Dragon ... Loves to eat sushi but stays away from BBQ ... His favorite rock band is "A Tribe Called Quest" ... His favorite solo artist is Common ... His favorite website is ... Chose Cal State Northridge because of the coaching staff, the location of the school and the team's style of play ... His greatest sports moment is winning the CIF title at Junipero Serra HS ... Jordan says the best part of being a student-athlete is "seeing the result of your hard work" ... The toughest part of being a student-athlete is "time management and the fact that your body aches" ... Wears uniform #33 because it is the uniform he wore in high school ... His pre-game ritual is listening to his iPod ... The sport of basketball would be improved with "better sportsmanship" ... The best athlete he has played against is JaVale McGee of the Washington Wizards ... The most famous person he has ever met is Denzel Washington ... Richard Pryor is the person he would most like to meet ... Would like to switch places with Bill Gates ... Would like to be stranded on a desert island with Meagan Good ... Would like to have dinner with Spike Lee and Christopher Nolan ... If he was forced to listen to one CD the rest of his life, it would be Finding Forever by Common ... Would like to buy his parents a home if he had a million dollars ... The best advice he ever received was "Nothing is as bad as it seems, nothing is as good as it seems" ... Jordan's advice to young people is to work hard, stay focused but have fun doing it ... No one knows how much he loves to watch movies ... One day Jordan aspires to be a comedian ... His autobiography would simply be titled "The Story of Jordan Mitchell" ... Taye Diggs would play the lead role if a movie was a made about Jordan Mitchell's life ... Can't imagine going a week without sports or exercise ... One possession he can't live without is his iPhone ... Years from now, Jordan says he still laugh about all the times he made fun of his grade school teachers ... Would change the state of health care if he had the opportunity ... The one thing that makes Jordan smile are drawings of him when he was younger ... His greatest hero is Martin Luther King Jr., who he says changed the world through non-violence ... Film major.

Jordan Mitchell - Career Highs
Points - 4 (2 games)
Field Goals - 2 vs UC Irvine (2/5/11)
3-Point Field Goals - 0
Free Throws - 2 (3 games)
Rebounds - 5 vs UC Irvine (2/5/11)
Assists - 1 (3 games)
Blocks - 3 (2 games)
Steals - 1 (3 games)