Hyland DeAndre Jordan, Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Jordan was born in Houston, Texas, to Kimberly and Hyland Jordan. Jordan is both a two-time All-NBA and two-time NBA All-Defensive Team member, and has twice led the league in rebounding. He played one season of college basketball for Texas A&M University before being selected by the Clippers in the second round of the 2008 NBA draft with the 35th overall pick.
Jordan is considered one of the more durable players in the NBA, having played in 360 straight games at one point.