Jackson Vroman is an American born Lebanese professional basketball player. He has proved himself both at club and at national level. This piece is a tribute to his life and times; he died in a swimming pool at his home on 29th June 2015. No dust was raised; it was an accidental death pure and simple.
Vroman used his life and times wholly devoted to the game of basketball. Right from his days in college, he started taking active roles in the game. He joined Snow College in 2000 t pursue his interests in the game. The pursuit of this sport led Vroman to Lowa state. He played active basketball for Lowa for two years (2002-2004).
He went pro as it was expected; he wanted to play for the Chicago bulls, as fate will have it however, he ended up playing for the Phoenix Suns. He was with them till 2005 when he signed to play for New Orleans Hornets. He went ahead to play for several other clubs in his club career.
Vroman holds a dual citizenship; he is American as well as a Lebanese. He naturalized as a Lebanese citizen so as to get a slot in the Lebanese basketball team. He got the chance and actually went ahead to play for the Lebanese basketball team as a naturalized player in the team; displacing Joe Vogel in the team.
Vroman was born on the 6th of June 1981. His father is a well known basketball player; a former NBA player who played for the Utah Jazz in 1980-81 season. Vroman won many club and individual awards during his days as a basketball player.
He was able to keep his affairs secret, away from the press during his short but eventful lifetime. He was married at death; no child was also attributed to him. At the time of death, he weighs 100kg at a height of 6 feet 10 inches.
Viewmont High School in Bountiful, Utah; Snow Community College in Ephraim, Utah and Iowa State University.
He won both club and individual awards during his lifetime
- Occupation: Professional Basketball player
- Age: 34 (died in 2015).
- Date of Birth: 6-6-1981
- Place of Birth: Laguna, California
- Gender: Male
- Height in ft: 6’10”.
- Weight: 100kg.
- Ethnicity: White
- Nationality: American.