Player Bio: UNLV: An impressive two-way player in high school who looks to earn time at tight end for the Rebels ... Was ranked as the No. 67 TE prospect in the nation by Scout.com ... Named 2010 UNLV Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year.
2010: Redshirted season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Point Loma HS in San Diego ... A two-year varsity letterwinner, playing on both sides of the line for coach Mike Hastings, whose team finished 9-4 in 2009 ... Earned first team All-Western League as a senior tight end ... Finished with 17 receptions for 291 yards (17.1 YPC) and five touchdowns for the Pointers ... Also posted 28 tackles, including 24 solo, to go along with a QB sack and two forced fumbles as a defensive end ... Also lettered one season in basketball.
PERSONAL: Jordan Keanu Sparkman was born on Aug. 31, 1991, in San Diego ... The son of Ramona Sparkman ... Has an older brother, Josh ... Uncle, Jerome Sparkman, who lettered as a running back for Purdue in the late 1980s, is a resident of Las Vegas ... Has not declared a major.
--Courtesy of UNLVRebels.com