2016 NFL Draft
UCLA Football BIO
Jordon James
Player Profile:
Jordon James 1263873
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 193
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Corona, Calif.
High School: Corona

2014 - Appeared in all 13 games with one start, in the opener at UVa ... Saw action at running back and on special teams ... Ran for a season-best 69 yards against Texas ... Had 50 yards on the ground against Utah on a season-high 11 carries ... Caught four passes vs. Arizona ... Had a 31-yard catch at Cal ... Scored his lone touchdown of the season on a run at Cal.

2013 -  Appeared in eight games and made six starts ... Ran for over 100 yards in the first three games of the season before suffering an injury in game four at Utah ... Put up 164 rushing yards vs. New Mexico State, 105 at Nebraska and 155 vs. Nevada ...  Came back to see action in four more games down the stretch in a lesser role ... Caught 10 passes on the season for 55 yards.

2012 - Saw action in all 14 games, with three starts (Houston, at Colorado, at Cal) ... Fourth on the squad in rushing with 215 yards on 61 attempts ... Scored two rushing touchdowns ... Caught 28 passes for 204 yards and a score ... Returned one kickoff for 20 yards ... Grabbed four passes for 45 yards at Rice ... Rushed for 27 yards against Nebraska ... Caught a 12-yard scoring pass from Brett Hundley vs. Houston ... Ran for 33 yards and had two receptions for 22 yards at Colorado ... Made six receptions for 36 yards at Cal ... Rushed for 37 yards vs. Arizona ... Made two catches in the home game vs. Stanford ... Caught five balls for 37 yards in the P12 Championship Game at Stanford.

2011 - Appeared in 14 games, with three starts at f-back ... Carried the ball in 10 games ... Has his best performance of the season with 29 yards on three carries and a touchdown at Oregon State ... Rushed for 15 yards against Colorado on two carries ... Had several big pass receptions, including one for 40 yards against Texas, one for 21 at Stanford and one for 29 against USC.

2010 - Did not see game action in his first year in the program ... Offensive winner of UCLA's Charles Pike Memorial Award for Outstanding Scout Team Player.

HIGH SCHOOL - Played four seasons at Corona (CA) HS ... Tom Lemming All-American (No. 23 nationally) ... Rated No. 3 tailback by Tom Lemming / Max Preps ... Member of ESPN 150 (No. 38) ... Rated No. 5 running back by ESPN.com ... Ranked No. 63 national prospect and No. 11 running back by scout.com ... Rated No. 109 national prospect and No. 8 running back by rivals.com ... SuperPrep All-American (No. 11 running back) ... Rated No. 9 player in California by scout.com and No. 15 by rivals.com ... Rated No. 10 player in CA/NV/HI region by SuperPrep ... Rated No. 14 player in the West by scout.com ... Member of Tacoma News-Tribune Western 100 ... Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West first-team selection ... Earned four stars from rivals.com and scout.com ... PrepStar Dream Team selection (No. 87 national prospect) ... Rushed for 1,197 yards on 171 carries in his senior season ... Totaled almost 3,700 yards rushing and 35 touchdowns in his three-year varsity career ... Also caught seven passes for touchdowns in his career ... Played in the 2010 Under Armour All-America game ... Three-time first-team all-league ... Team MVP as a senior and junior ... Named team Offensive Player of the Year as a sophomore ... Also participated two seasons in baseball and track and field.

PERSONAL - Full Name: Jordon Edward James ... Born: September 18, 1991 in Orange, CA ... Parents: Elgin and Tonia James ... Has a younger brother, Drew ... Lists his biggest thrill in sports as just being able to play football each day ... Lists NFL running back Reggie Bush as the athlete he admires the most ... Has a black belt in Taekwondo ... Regional award winner for National Alliance African-American Athletes ... Hobbies include playing video games ... Earned a spot on the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in Spring 2013 ... Undeclared major.

Career Highs
Rushing Attempts: 22 at Nebraska, 2013
Rushing Yards: 164 vs. New Mexico State, 2013
Long Rush: 38 yards at Nebraska, 2013
Rushing TDs: 2 vs. New Mexico State, 2013
Receptions: 6 at Cal, 2012
Receiving Yards: 45 at Rice, 2012
TD Receptions: 1 vs. Houston, 2012


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