Othyus Jeffers was born on 5th August 1985 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. This shooting guard position athlete is a professional basketball player of the Utah Jazz Basketball team. Standing six foot-five inches and weighing 210 lbs, his jersey number is 6.
Jeffers> finished his studies from Robert Morris University (Illinois) and Robert Morris College. He played for the Los Angeles Southwest College Basketball Team for one season with an average of 22.3 ppg and 10.3 rpg. After that he played for the Illinois–Chicago basketball team for 31 matches. He started 30 matches out of 31 and scored an average of 11.6 pgp, with 7.6 rpg.
Till now, Jeffers has played for NBA clubs like the Iowa Energy Basketball Team for 2008-09 season and the Utah Jazz for 2009-10 season.
He even played with the Iowa Energy Basketball Team for the National Basketball Association Development League in the 2008–09 season. He exhibited an excellent performance in rookie 2009 season and scored on an average 19.8 ppg with 8.6 rpg.
For his excellent performances in NBA, Othyus Jeffers has been named for several awards like ‘Horizon League Newcomer of the Year’. He has also been named for tournaments like ‘First-Team All-Horizon League’, ‘all-conference’ and ‘the 2009 D-League All-Star Game’ award.