Jaren Jackson Jr. was born on 9/15/1999 and was drafted 4th overall by the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2018 NBA Draft.
He placed 3rd in Rookie of the Year voting in 2019 finishing behind future superstars Luka Doncic and Trae Young (Luka Doncic rookie cards are a STRONG BUY right now).
The best 3 Jaren Jackson Jr. rookie cards for investment purposes.
2018-19 Jaren Jackson Jr. Panini Prizm RC #66
This is his best rookie card to invest in for moderate spenders.
The card features Jackson Jr. jumping in order to save the rock from going out of bounds.
The card is numbered #66 and reads “It took just five summer league games in 2018 for Jackson to exhibit his wide gambit of skills. The first rd pick started with a bang, draining eight treys in the opener. Next, he opened eyes on defense, pacing the Grizzlies with 8.2 rebounds and 3.8 blocks”
2018-19 National Treasures Jaren Jackson Jr. RPA RC Rookie Patch AUTO /99
Here is the card for investors with a larger bankroll and a higher degree of risk.
This card will cost you a pretty penny (hundreds ungraded) but will increase in value drastically if Jackson Jr can become of the best players in the league.
The card is numbered #104 and reads “Recorded 10 points, 5 rebounds, three steals, and a block coming off the bench in his debit in Indiana in his NBA debut on Oct. 17, 2018.”
2018-19 Panini Contenders Rookie Ticket Jaren Jackson Jr. RC AUTO RC
The Jaren Jackson Jr. Panini Contenders rookie card is a mix between the two cards mentioned above.
It is not as cheap as the Prizm but not as expensive as the National Treasures card.
The card is numbered #132 and reads “Jackson was ready to produce on the defensive end from the moment he entered the league. He showcased his shot-swatting chops in a Summer League tilt vs. Utah when he registered seven rejections in a 92-86 win.”
Jaren Jackson Jr. Rookie Card Checklist
- 2018-19 Panini Contenders Rookie Ticket RC AUTO
- 2018-19 Panini Prizm RC #66
- 2018-19 Panini Contenders Rookie Ticket RC AUTO #132
- 2018-19 Panini Noir
- 2018-19 Panini Opulence – [Base] – Holo Gold #84
- 2018-19 Panini Donruss Optic
- 2018-19 Panini Opulence (base)
- 2018-19 Panini Spectra – [Base] #123
Wait and see.
Right now we are not recommending buying Jaren Jackson Jr. Rookie Cards (but that could change quickly).
Sit back and monitor is game to game stats.
If you see a break out coming buy his National Treasure card if you have the bank.