Birth Name: Jeremy Shu-How Lin
Place of Birth: Torrance, Los Angeles, 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 Evangelical Christian. His brother, Joseph Lin, is also a professional basketball player. His paternal family are Hoklo people from Beidou, Changhua, Taiwan. Jeremy understands Mandarin.
Standing at 6 feet 3 inches tall, Jeremy has adequate size for a point guard and a spring in his step.
Jeremy’s maternal grandmother emigrated to Taiwan in the late 1940s from Pinghu, Zhejiang, China.