Jordan Wright '19: Baton Rouge's "Heir Jordan"

Jordan Wright '19: Baton Rouge's "Heir Jordan"

July 23, 2018

Dunham's Jordan Wright wants his final shot at high school basketball to be his best.

By Robin Fambrough, The Advocate

His silky, smooth jump shots are so soft they often drop through the net without making it move.

One prototype Jordan Wright buzzer-beater gave The Dunham School its first LHSAA boys basketball title since the 1990s last March. Baton Rouge’s “Heir Jordan” for 2018-19 is shooting for another title and is out to prove he has the right stuff to elevate his game for the college ranks...

...Wright is Louisiana’s No. 3 prospect in 2019, behind Rayville guard Mylik Wilson and Sophie B. Wright guard Gregory Hammond in 247Sports' rankings. He is arguably Baton Rouge’s top player and ranks 48th nationally as a shooting guard.

“I love to play basketball, and there are a lot of things I can improve on,” Wright said. “I’m comfortable with the ball in my hands, but I can improve those skills, my defense and really everything. I need to work on being a vocal leader too.”  

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