JC grad Mitchell to play for CSUSB Coyotes


SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Jacksonville College-product Jordan Mitchell will be continuing his educational and basketball endeavors at California State University-San Bernardino.

The Wolves compete in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, Division II).

Mitchell played one season for the jaguars after transferring in from Seward County (Kansas) Community College prior to the start of the 2018-19 campaign.

He averaged 13.2 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game last season when he saw action in 31 of the Jags' games, including starting on 25 occasions.

Mitchell, who is from Fort Worth (Polytechnic Senior High School), averaged just over 24 minutes per game.

"I am very excited about Jordan Mitchell's commitment to CSUSB," Coyotes' head coach Andy Newman said in a media release.  "He's going to bring a high level of toughness and explosiveness to the court along with the right attitude and approach to the game of basketball. He's a great student in the classroom and he understands what a privilege it is to play this game."

"I'm beyond blessed for this opportunity to become a Coyote and I'm ready for this experience," Mitchell said. 

Mitchell has two seasons of eligibility remaining.

Other teams in the CCAA include California-State Dominguez Hills, Calif. St.-East Bay, Calif. St.-Los Angeles, Calif. St.-Monterey Bay, Calif. St.-Pomona, Calif, St.-San Diego, Chico St., Humbolt St., San Francisco St., Sonoma St. and Stanislaus St.

Mitchell was coached by Aaron Smith and Louis Turcott at JC.