Jordan Nelson is a Neenah, Wisconsin native. A 2011 graduate of Neenah High School, Nelson was coached by Chas Pronschinske and Scott Bork. During his senior season he averaged 14 points per game, and was tabbed a Second Team All-Conference and All-Defensive Team. During his junior season he helped lead his team to a state tournament appearance.
Nelson played AAU basketball for the Wisconsin Blizzard, where he was coached by Bill Weiner.
Nelson came to Waldorf and worked his way into the rotation as a freshman, averaging over 12 minutes per contest. He broke into the starting lineup 3 games into his sophomore season, and stayed there for the remainder of the year, averaging 8.9 points and 5.1 rebounds. Nelson’s breakout game came in the second game of the Viterbo Tournament against Martin Luther College when he scored a career-high 21 points on 10-11 from the field, and added 9 rebounds. For the tournament Nelson was named to the All-Tournament Team.
Nelson is a Marketing major and is unsure of his plans after college.
Nelson signed with Waldorf College in the Spring of 2011.
|0||Teddy Gibson||JR||PG||6-0||170||Brooklyn Park, Minn.||Champlin Park HS|
|RS||Jamal Thomas||SO||G||6-1||155||Chicago, Ill.||Malcom X CC|
|1||Gunsby DeJohnett||SR||PG||6-0||175||Milwaukee, Wis.||UW-Sheboygan|
|3||Cameron Smith||SR||PG||5-9||150||St. Paul, Minn.||Central HS|
|5||Tyler Parrish||SO||G||6-2||180||Odin, Ill.||Odin HS|
|10||Grant Kaufman||FR||G||6-4||195||Maple Grove, Minn.||Maple Grove HS|
|11||Devin Graham||JR||G||6-1||180||Ocala, Fla.||Forest HS|
|14||Trey Scott||SR||G||5-10||190||Fridley, Minn.||Anoka Ramsey CC|
|20||Michael Morgan||FR||F||6-4||175||Charlotte, Tenn.||Creekwood HS|
|21||Erik Brewer||SO||F||6-6||220||Las Vegas, Nev.||Cimarron-Memorial HS|
|23||Aaron Carpenter||SO||G/F||6-4||200||Jacksonville, Fla.||Temple Christian Academy|
|32||Rodrick Johnson||SR||G/F||6-4||200||Rosenberg, Texas||Kingwood College|
|33||Marcus Walton||SO||G||6-3||205||Lincoln, Neb.||Lincoln North Star HS|
|34||Jordan Nelson||JR||C||6-6||225||Neenah, Wis.||Neenah HS|
|42||Chase Crosby||SO||F/C||6-5||220||Clear Lake, Iowa||Clear Lake HS|