Hyland DeAndre Jordan, Jr. (born July 21, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Standing at 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m), he plays the center position. He played a year of college basketball at Texas A&M University. He was drafted by the Clippers with the 35th overall pick in the 2008 NBA draft. He is also the active iron man leader for consecutive games played in the NBA.