Name: Jerami Grant
Position: Forward
Sport: Basketball
Event(s): Men's 5x5
Height: 6-8
DOB: 3/12/1994
Birthplace: Portland, Ore.
Hometown: Portland, Ore.
High School: DeMatha High School (Hyattsville, Md.) ‘12
College: Syracuse University
Team/Club: Detroit Pistons
Coach(es): Dwane Casey
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020); one-time Olympic medalist (1 gold)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, gold
Other Career Highlights
  • Named a member of the 2016 USA Select Team that trained with and against the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team
  • Was one of three players in the NBA in 2018-2019 with more than 100 threes and 100 blocked shots
  • Scored his 3,000th career point at Utah on Feb. 22, 2019, becoming just the seventh forward since 2014 with 3,000-plus points and 400-plus blocked shots
  • Member of the 2012 USA U18 National Team that finished 5-0 and won gold at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship in Sao Sebastiao do Paraiso, Brazil; Started all five games, averaged 18.0 minutes, 5.6 points and 5.0 rebounds per game
  • Played two seasons at Syracuse University (2012-14)
Personal: Full name is Houston Jerami Grant...Son of Harvey and Beverly Grant, has three brothers – Harvey Jerai, Holdyn Jerian and Harrison Jaelin... Jerai played college basketball for Clemson University and has played in professional leagues in Australia, Italy, Israel, Latvia and Lithuania...Father, who is the identical twin brother of Horace Grant, played 11 seasons in the NBA…Selected for the 2012 Jordan Classic.