Resilient. Determined. Passionate. Inspirational. Trailblazer.

Jamarr Andre Johnson epitomizes resilience, determination, and passion both on and off the court. His unwavering dedication to the game of basketball and relentless pursuit of excellence serve as a beacon of inspiration for aspiring athletes worldwide. With his remarkable journey from humble beginnings to becoming Indonesia's first American naturalized basketball player, Jamarr embodies the spirit of perseverance and the power of chasing one's dreams. His unwavering commitment to continuous improvement and his ability to overcome challenges with grace and grit make him a true role model for aspiring athletes everywhere. Jamarr's story is a testament to the transformative power of hard work, dedication, and unwavering belief in oneself, inspiring individuals to reach for the stars and turn their dreams into reality.

How I Got Here

Jamarr Andre Johnson's journey to his current status as a prominent figure in Indonesian basketball has been marked by resilience and determination. Beginning with his stint with the Bay Area Schuckers in 2011, where he showcased remarkable versatility, Johnson's talent soon caught the eye of the Indonesian basketball community. Despite facing challenges, such as adapting to a new culture and language, Johnson's commitment to the sport remained unwavering. His pivotal move to Indonesia in 2012 not only led to coaching opportunities but also laid the groundwork for his professional career with CLS Knights Surabaya. Johnson's exceptional performance in the Indonesian Basketball League (IBL), including winning the MVP award in 2016, solidified his status as a basketball icon in the country. Despite setbacks, such as being cut from CLS Knights in 2017, Johnson's passion for the game remained undiminished, leading him to further success with teams like Dunkin Raptors and Satria Muda Pertamina Jakarta. Now, as a member of the Borneo Hornbills, Johnson continues to inspire with his enduring dedication and remarkable skill on the court.

My Values & Beliefs


Throughout his basketball career, Jamarr Johnson has exemplified resilience in the face of adversity. From overcoming challenges on the court to navigating cultural adjustments off the court, Johnson's ability to persevere has been a cornerstone of his success. His unwavering determination to bounce back from setbacks reflects his belief in the power of resilience as a path to growth and achievement.

Community Engagement

Johnson strongly believes in giving back to the community and using basketball as a tool for positive social impact. Whether through coaching clinics, mentorship programs, or community outreach initiatives, he actively engages with fans and aspiring athletes, inspiring them to pursue their dreams both on and off the court. Johnson views basketball not only as a game but also as a means to empower and uplift individuals and communities.

Continuous Improvement

A firm believer in the philosophy of continuous improvement, Johnson approaches each day with a commitment to refining his skills and expanding his knowledge of the game. He understands that success is not a destination but a journey, and he constantly seeks opportunities for growth and development. Johnson's dedication to honing his craft serves as a testament to his belief in the value of hard work, discipline, and lifelong learning.

Integrity and Sportsmanship

Integrity and sportsmanship are fundamental values that define Jamarr Johnson both on and off the basketball court. He upholds the highest ethical standards and conducts himself with dignity, respect, and fairness in all aspects of his professional and personal life. Johnson recognizes the importance of sportsmanship in fostering camaraderie, mutual respect, and healthy competition, and he leads by example as a role model for aspiring athletes.

Why Work With Me

Working with Jamarr offers a unique blend of basketball prowess and invaluable worldly experience. From a basketball standpoint, Jamarr's track record speaks volumes, having excelled at various levels of the game, from semi-professional leagues to international competitions. His deep understanding of the game, honed through years of dedication and hard work, makes him an invaluable mentor and coach. Whether refining fundamental skills or mastering advanced techniques, Jamarr's guidance empowers athletes to reach their full potential on the court.

Moreover, Jamarr's global journey in basketball provides a wealth of insights and perspectives beyond the game itself. Having played in diverse cultural settings and faced challenges on and off the court, he offers a unique perspective on teamwork, resilience, and adaptability. Working with Jamarr isn't just about basketball; it's about embracing a holistic approach to personal and athletic growth, drawing inspiration from his rich tapestry of experiences to navigate life's challenges with confidence and determination.