|Farmar playing for the Nets.|
|No. - Free agent|
|Date of birth||November 30, 1986|
Los Angeles, California
|Listed hieght||6 ft 2 in|
|Listed wieght||180 lbs|
|NBA Draft||2006; Round: 1 / Pick: 26th|
|Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers|
|2006-2010||Los Angeles Lakers|
|2010-2012||New Jersey Nets|
|Career highlights and awards|
|2× NBA Champion (2009, 2010)|
|Jordan Farmar at NBA.com|
He had previously been the starting point guard for the UCLA men's basketball team.
Farmar was born in Los Angeles, California. His father, former baseball player Damon Farmar (an outfielder who was a second round draft pick in both 1982 and 1983), is African American. His mother, Melinda Baker, is Jewish, and his stepfather, Yehuda, is Israeli. Farmar has a half-sister, Shawn Kolani. Farmar's godfather is former major league baseball player Eric Davis. He attended Portola Middle School and Birmingham High School in Van Nuys, California, before transferring his sophomore year to Taft High School in Woodland Hills, a suburban community of the San Fernando Valley within Los Angeles. He was named a McDonald's All-American in 2003-2004. He was also a Los Angeles Times Player of the Year, and a Southern California Jewish Athlete of the Year. He is currently the only Jewish player in the NBA, following in the footsteps of a legendary forward, Dolph Schayes.