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Brandon Jennings
Jennings
Jennings during a Wizards game March 2017.
Free agent
Position Point guard
Personal information
Born September 23, 1989 (1989-09-23) (age 29)
Compton, California
Nationality U.S. Flag American
Physical stats
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 169 lb (77 kg)
Career information
High school Dominguez
(Compton, California)
Oak Hill Academy
(Mouth of Wilson, Virginia)
NBA Draft 2009 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10th
Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
Playing career 2008–present (11 years)
Career history
2008–2009 Lottomatica Roma (Italy)
2009–2013 Milwaukee Bucks
2013–2016 Detroit Pistons
2016 Orlando Magic
2016–2017 New York Knicks
2018–present Milwaukee Bucks
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2010)
  • Naismith Prep Player of the Year (2008)
NBA.com profile profile (active)
profile (retired)


Brandon Byron Jennings (born September 23, 1988) is an American professional basketball player currently signed with Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA.

Early Life

Jennings was born in Compton, California to Alice Knox. He has a half brother named Terrence Phillips. His father committed suicide when he was young.

High School

Jennings attended Dominguez High School in Compton, California for his freshman and sophomore year. Before his junior year, Jennings transferred to powerhouse Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia. In his last year of high school, Jennings averaged 32.7 points, 7.4 assists, and 5.1 rebounds per game and set the school record for points in a season. This performance earned him some of high school basketball’s most prestigious awards: the 2008 Naismith Prep Player of the Year Award, 2007–08 Gatorade Player of the Year (Virginia), 2008 Parade Magazine Player of the Year and 2008 EA Sports Player of the Year. He led his 2006–2007 team to a 41–1 record and the top ranking in the USA Today Super 25 list of high school teams. He was rated as the nation's #1 high school basketball prospect in the class of 2008 by Scout.com, the #1 prospect in the ESPNU 150, and the #4 prospect by Rivals.com.

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