Jonathan Isaac Celebrity Life
Isaac Jonathan, born on 3rd October 1997, in Bronx, New York County, New York is an American professional basketball player who plays for the team Orlando Magic team in the NBA. At the student level, he played for Florida State University for one season. In the 2017 NBA draft, Magic was selected in the first round under a common 6th number. He plays in the position of a small forward and a power forward.
Jonathan studied in Barron Collier School in Naples, FL for the first two years. Jonathan also enrolled at Broward International School in Hollywood. He later joined the IMG Academy (Bradenton). In high school, when the IMG Academy team set a record for the percentage of games won (21 games won, 10 games lost), his average performance per game was 17.6 points and 10 rebounds.
While studying in high school, Jonathan grew by 15 cm in 4 years and moved from the position of a universal defender to the position of universal striker. Before the draft, Isaac became a pit-star recruit and entered the list of the most anticipated young basketball players under the 12th number.
On 5th July 2015, Jonathan confirmed that he plans to study at the University of Florida after graduation. On 5th February 2016, Issac announced his intention to declare his candidacy for the 2016 NBA Draft, in order to jump from school to NBA for the first time since the year 2005. Issac was also seen as a candidate for choice in middle or at the end of the first round of the draft. However, 4 days later, Jonathan confirmed that he’d not stand for the draft in 2016 and specified that he was going to play for the University of Florida in the 2016–2017 season.
Before the season 2016-2017, Isaac was considered as a nominee for the award Karl Malone. On 15 November, in the 2nd game of the season, he chalked up 20 points against Iona College. On November 20, in a game against the University of Detroit, Isaac made his first double-double (14 points and 10 rebounds), and his team won with a score of 100-71. Jonathan received the Rookie of the Week prize for his game during the week of November 15 to 20, in the year 2016.
On 18th January 2017, in a victory game against the University of Notre Dame, Isaac scored 10 rebounds, 23 points, and a record for himself - 7 block shots. On 8th February 2017, Jonathan scored twenty-one points in a game with the University of North Carolina. Throughout the season, Isaac was considered one of the team leaders along with Xavier Ratan-Meyers and Dwayne Bacon, and the team rose to 6th place in the ranking of student teams in the United States.
At the championship of the Atlantic Coast Conference, Florida State beat the Virginia Polytechnic in the quarterfinals however they lost to the University of Notre Dame in semifinals. At the end of his debut season, Isaac was included in the rookie team of the Atlantic Coast Conference 2017.
Besides that, Jonathan expressed a desire to abandon his subsequent appearance in the student league and stand for the 2017 NBA Draft, in which he was invited to participate in the first round. He became the 2nd player (after Malik Beazley in 2016) in the history of the University of Florida, which took advantage of the right to move to the NBA directly from the school bench.
Orlando Magic (2017 till present)
On 22nd June 2017, Jonathan was selected for the 2017 NBA draft in the first round under a common 6th number by the team Orlando Magic.
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