Jordan Griggs

24 - Jordan Griggs

Height: 6-1
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Chesapeake, Va.
High School: Hickory
Position: Guard
Major: Business (Accounting)
  • "I made Virginia Wesleyan my top choice because it has one of the top Division III programs in the nation for basketball. So instead of going to an average Division II school, I would rather go to a top notch Division III program."
  • Selected VWC after considering Pfeiffer University

Collegiate Accomplishments

  • Academic Dean's Scholarship recipient

Prep Accolades

  • All-Southeastern District honorable mention in basketball as a senior
  • Hickory's leading scorer and lone player to average double-figure scoring as a senior
  • Honorable mention All-Virginia Group AAA as a senior
  • Two-time all-region player in soccer, first team as a senior
  • Two-time first team all-district honoree in soccer
  • Two-time second team All-Tidewater in soccer
  • Helped to guide Hickory to a 15-6-1 record and the Virginia Group AAA state semifinals as a senior

Personal

  • Son of Tiffany and Kennon Griggs; parents attended Old Dominion University
  • Has one brother, Corey
  • A fan of basketball legend Michael Jordan and actor Denzel Washington
  • Favorites include the book "Hoops," the movie "Taken," and the TV series "Family Guy"
  • Enjoys listening to rap and spending vacation time in the Bahamas