Jahidi White

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Jahidi White
Personal information
Born (1976-02-19) February 19, 1976 (age 42)
St. Louis, Missouri
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 290 lb (132 kg)
Career information
High school Cardinal Ritter College Prep
(St. Louis, Missouri)
College Georgetown (1994–1998)
NBA draft 1998 / Round: 2 / Pick: 43rd overall
Selected by the Washington Wizards
Playing career 1998–2005
Position Power forward / Center
Number 55
Career history
19982003 Washington Wizards
2003–2004 Phoenix Suns
2004–2005 Charlotte Bobcats
Career NBA statistics
Points 1,954 (5.9 ppg)
Rebounds 1,944 (5.8 rpg)
Blocks 355 (1.1 bpg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Jahidi White (born February 19, 1976) is an American former professional basketball player who played in the NBA.

Basketball career

Jahidi White attended high school at Cardinal Ritter College Prep. While at Ritter, White teamed with future Duke University player Chris Carrawell, and ex-NBA player Loren Woods. He subsequently attended and played basketball at Georgetown University, where he played with Allen Iverson and Othella Harrington, two other future NBA players. He was drafted in 1998 in the 2nd round (43rd overall) by the Washington Wizards.

In 2003, Washington traded White to the Phoenix Suns for Brevin Knight and, in the following season, he was selected by the Charlotte Bobcats in the expansion draft, and waived in February 2005. He was signed for 2006-2007 by the Cleveland Cavaliers, but was released during preseason. Injuries limited his playing time and mobility. During his career, he averaged 5.9 PPG, 1.1 BPG, 0.2 APG and 5.8 RPG.

Acting career

In 2007, White appeared in the Sci Fi Channel original movie Alien vs. Alien, aka Showdown at Area 51, playing a hulking alien warrior intent on destroying all life on Earth. He had no spoken lines in this film.[1]

Nelly mentioned him at the end of his hit song St. Louie.


  1. ^ Showdown at Area 51 Television show - Showdown at Area 51 TV Show - Yahoo! TV

External links

  • NBA.com profile
  • Jahidi White on IMDb

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