JAREN JACKSON, JR

BIRTHDATE: 9/15/99

POSITION: Power Forward

HEIGHT: 6'11"

WEIGHT: 240 lbs

SCHOOL/ TEAM: Michigan State

CLASS: Freshman

STRENGTHS

Size/ Length - 6'11 with broad shoulders and a massive 7'4" wingspan

Motor - Makes energy/effort plays, must be boxed out at all times, crashes offensive glass

Athleticism - Moves well laterally

Defensive impact - A rim protector that blocks shots with both hands, moves well laterally and can defend guards on switches

Offensive package - Has the foundational tools to post up, shoot from deep and put the ball on the floor; Good touch around the rim

Drawing Fouls - Can rack up free throw attempts and shoots a high percentage from foul line

Rebounding - Active on offensive and defensive glass.

Intangibles - Fills lot of boxes with his shooting, shot blocking, rebounding. Can help a team win in many ways.

WEAKNESSES

Finishing in traffic - Struggles finishing at the rim vs length. Shooting a low percentage at rim; Lacks explosion, needs to load up on finishes 

Raw - Footwork and balance must improve. Can play clumsy and spends too much time falling on the floor

Out of control - Only drives to his left and tendency to drive out of control and pick up charging fouls

Running the floor - Has the ability to be a good rim runner but is more likely to be the trailer

Shot Selection - Settles for too many jumpers. Could be the offensive system but is mainly used in pick & pop  situations

SUMMARY