Athlete Pathway

Jordan Baker


Originally from Edmonton, Jordan graduated from Harry Ainlay High School before heading to the University of Alberta where he kicked off his university career by winning the 2010 Canada West Conference Rookie of the Year award. A five year starter, Jordan graduated as the U of A’s all-time leader in points, rebounds, steals, assists and six other categories, and earned three Canada West First Team selections, and won two conference championships. In addition to a CIS bronze medal in 2014, Jordan led Alberta to a silver medal in 2012.

Before earning a spot on the Canadian Senior National Team in 2015, Jordan had previously suited up for his country, playing on Canada’s Development National Team that competed at the 2011 Pan American Games as well as the 2011 World University Games.

Jordan Baker signed his first professional basketball contract, a one-year deal with German club Weissenhorn Youngstars. Weissenhorn, who competes in the German Pro B league, is the affiliate of German BBL and Euro Challenge club, Ratiopharm Ulm.

In the videos below, Jordan explains how the choices he made as a young athlete led to his current success:

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Jordan talks about what his experience as a Golden Bear meant to him, and how it contributed to his development.

Jordan talks about what his experience as a Golden Bear led to.

Jordan lists the other sports he played while growing up and how that multi-sport involvement contributed to his development as a basketball player.