Jeremy Lin

by ethnic on February 9, 2012

2012 ESPY Awards - Press Room

Birth Name: Jeremy Shu-How Lin

Place of Birth: Torrance, California, United States

Date of Birth: August 23, 1988

Ethnicity: Chinese-Taiwanese

Jeremy Lin is an American professional basketball player. He was born in Torrance, California, to Taiwanese parents, Lin Gie-Ming and Shirley (Wu) Lin, and attended Havard University. Jeremy is a devout Christian. One of his grandmothers was from Pinghu, Zhejiang, China.

Standing at 6 feet 3 inches tall, Jeremy has adequate size for a point guard and a spring in his step.

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Siddy November 19, 2013 at 1:48 pm

Taiwan is an island in china. Taiwanese people is of both Chinese and Japanese decent . Don’t you people read?

Nathalie February 18, 2012 at 2:13 pm

I was baffled in one article I read on yahoo that referred to Jeremy Lin as “Taiwanese or Chinese descent”. That makes no sense. It’s not Taiwanese OR chinese, it’s both.

Obviously he is Chinese, but his parents and Jeremy’s nationality is Taiwanese. Simple. Hence the term chinese taiwanese.

Former MySpace Celebrity February 11, 2012 at 7:52 pm

Linsanity is just blowing up. I love it.

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