People

Jalal Dabagh

born May 12th, 1939

Jalal Dabagh is a Kurdish politician and writer/journalist.

Jalaluddin Surkh-Posh Bukhari

died May 20th, 1291

Sayyid Jalaluddin Surkh-Posh Bukhari (Persian: سید جلال الدین سرخ پوش بخاری, c. 595-690 AH, 1190 – 1295 CE was a saint from the Indian subcontinent. He belonged to the Jalali Sufi order and was descended from the 10th Imam, Ali al-Hadi.

Jaleel Johnson

born July 12th, 1994

Jaleel Johnson (born July 12, 1994) is an American football defensive end for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Iowa. Johnson was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth round, 109th overall of the 2017 NFL Draft.

Jalen Camp

born July 10th, 1998

Jalen Camp (born July 10, 1998) is an American football wide receiver for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia Tech.

Jalen Davis

born February 2nd, 1996

Jalen Davis (born February 2, 1996) is an American football cornerback for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Utah State.

Jalen Pitre

born June 3rd, 1999

Jalen Pitre (/ˈpiːtri/ PEE-tree; born June 3, 1999) is an American football safety for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Baylor and in 2021, he was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year and a consensus All-American.

Jalen Reeves-Maybin

born January 31st, 1995

Jalen Ahmad Reeves-Maybin (born January 31, 1995) is an American football linebacker for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Tennessee. He was drafted in the 4th round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions.

Jalen Rose

born January 30th, 1973

Jalen Anthony Rose is an American sports analyst and former professional basketball player. In college, he was a member of the University of Michigan Wolverines' "Fab Five" that reached the 1992 and 1993 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship games as both freshmen and sophomores.

Jalil Brown

born October 14th, 1987

Jalil Brown (born October 14, 1987) is an American football coach, and former cornerback. He played college football at the University of Colorado at Boulder, and was selected in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs. Brown was also a member of the Indianapolis Colts and Miami Dolphins.

Jalmar Sjöberg

born March 31st, 1985

Jalmar Leonard Sjöberg is an amateur Swedish Greco-Roman wrestler. He won a silver medal for the super heavyweight division at the 2009 European Wrestling Championships in Vilnius, Lithuania, and two bronze medals at the 2007 European Wrestling Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria, and at the 2009 FILA World Championships in Herning, Denmark.

Jam Master Jay

born January 21st, 1965

Jason William Mizell, better known by his stage name Jam Master Jay, was an American musician and DJ. He was the DJ of the influential hip hop group Run-DMC. During the 1980s, Run-DMC became one of the biggest hip hop groups and are credited with breaking hip hop into mainstream music.

Jam Mohammad Yousaf

February 14th, 1954 - February 3rd, 2013

Jam Mir Mohammad Yousaf Aliani was the 12th Jam of Lasbela, and a former Chief Minister of Balochistan province of Pakistan.

Jamaal Magloire

born May 21st, 1978

Jamaal Dane Magloire is a Canadian former professional basketball player who currently serves as basketball development consultant and community ambassador for the Toronto Raptors. He played 12 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Charlotte Hornets, New Orleans Hornets, Milwaukee Bucks, Portland Trail Blazers, New Jersey Nets, Dallas Mavericks, Miami Heat, and Toronto Raptors. The 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m), 265 lb center was selected out of the University of Kentucky by the Charlotte Hornets, with the 19th overall pick in the 2000 NBA draft, after withdrawing his name from the previous draft. He was voted into the NBA All-Star Game in 2004, becoming the second Canadian All-Star in NBA history.

Jamaal Tinsley

born February 28th, 1978

Jamaal Lee Tinsley is an American former professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Tinsley played college basketball for the Iowa State Cyclones. Following his senior year, he was drafted by the Vancouver Grizzlies with the 27th pick of the 2001 NBA draft and was immediately dealt to the Atlanta Hawks, and then to the Indiana Pacers on draft night. Tinsley played 11 seasons in the NBA, primarily with the Pacers, as well as the Grizzlies and Jazz.

Jamaal Wilkes

born May 2nd, 1953

Jamaal Abdul-Lateef, better known as Jamaal Wilkes, is an American former basketball player who was a small forward in the National Basketball Association (NBA). A three-time NBA All-Star, he won four NBA championships with the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers. Nicknamed "Silk", he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Jamal Abro

born May 2nd, 1924

Jamaluddin Abro, also known as Jamal Abro was a Sindhi writer. He was born in Sangi, a small village in Mehar Taluka, then part of Dadu District.

Jamal Adams

born October 17th, 1995

Jamal Lee Adams (born October 17, 1995) is an American football strong safety for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at LSU, and was drafted sixth overall in the 2017 NFL Draft by the New York Jets. Adams quickly became an impactful starter for the Jets, making the Pro Bowl twice and being named an All-Pro. In 2021, Adams signed a four-year extension with the Seahawks valued at $72 million, with a $20 million signing bonus and a $38 million guaranteed, making him the highest paid safety in the NFL at that time.

Jamal Crawford

born March 20th, 1980

Aaron Jamal Crawford is an American former professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 2000 to 2020. He is regarded as one of the best ball handlers in NBA history. Although never voted to an All-Star team, he was named NBA Sixth Man of the Year three times, a record he shares with Lou Williams.

Jamal Davis II

born July 9th, 1995

Jamal Davis II (born July 9, 1995) is an American professional gridiron football defensive lineman for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He has also been a member of five different teams in the National Football League (NFL); the Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins, Tennessee Titans, Cleveland Browns and Los Angeles Chargers. He played college football at the University of Akron.

Jamal Karimi-Rad

died December 28th, 2006

Jamal Karimi-Rad was the Minister of Justice of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Jamal Murray

born February 23rd, 1997

Jamal Murray is a Canadian professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He also represents the Canadian national team. He played one season of college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats before being drafted by the Nuggets as the seventh overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft. Nicknamed "Blue Arrow", he was integral in leading the Nuggets to their first NBA championship in 2023.

Jamal Nazrul Islam

February 24th, 1939 - March 16th, 2013

Jamal Nazrul Islam was a Bangladeshi mathematical physicist and cosmologist. He was a professor at University of Chittagong, served as a member of the advisory board at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology and member of the syndicate at Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology until his death. He also served as the director of the Research Center for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (RCMPS) at the University of Chittagong. He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2000 by the Government of Bangladesh.

Jamal Perry

born October 23rd, 1994

Jamal Perry (born Jomal Wiltz; October 23, 1994) is an American football cornerback for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Iowa State.

Jamaluddin Hossain

born October 14th, 1943

Jamaluddin Hossain (born 14 October 1943) is a Bangladeshi actor, director and theater activist. He was awarded the Ekushey Padak by the Government of Bangladesh in 2013.

Jamaluddin Jarjis

died April 4th, 2015

Jamaluddin bin Mohd Jarjis was a Malaysian politician, diplomat and Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation. He served as the Chairman of the 1 Malaysia Peoples' Housing (PR1MA) and Malaysian special envoy to the United States.

Jamar Fletcher

born August 28th, 1979

Jamar Mondell Israel (born August 28, 1979), born Jamar Mondell Fletcher, is an American former college and professional football player who was a cornerback in the National Football League (NFL) for eight seasons in the early 2000s. He played college football for the University of Wisconsin, and was a two-time All-American. The Miami Dolphins chose him in the first round of the 2001 NFL Draft, and he also played professionally for the San Diego Chargers, Detroit Lions, Houston Texans and Cincinnati Bengals of the NFL.

Jamar Martin

born April 12th, 1980

Jamar Martin (born April 12, 1980) is a former American football fullback in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins and New York Jets. He played college football at Ohio State University.

Jamar Smith

born April 7th, 1987

Jamar Smith is an American professional basketball player for Pallacanestro Reggiana of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A (LBA). Standing at 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m), he plays the shooting guard position. He played collegiate basketball at Illinois and then at Southern Indiana.

Jamar Taylor

born September 29th, 1990

Jamar Andrew Taylor (born September 29, 1990) is an American football cornerback who is a free agent. He played college football at Boise State and was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Jameel Cook

born February 8th, 1979

Jameel Antwon Cook Sr. (born February 8, 1979) is a former American football fullback who played in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the sixth round of the 2001 NFL Draft, playing nine seasons with the Buccaneers and Houston Texans. He played college football at Illinois. Cook was a member of the Buccaneers team that won Super Bowl XXXVII.

Jameela Jamil

born February 25th, 1986

Jameela Alia Jamil is a British actress, activist, podcaster, and television host and judge. She began her career on Channel 4, where she hosted a pop culture series in the T4 strand from 2009 until 2012. She then became the radio host of The Official Chart, and co-hosted The Official Chart Update alongside Scott Mills on BBC Radio 1. She was the first regular solo female presenter of the BBC Radio 1 chart show.

Jameer Nelson

born February 9th, 1982

Jameer Lamar Nelson Sr. is an American former professional basketball player who serves as general manager for the Delaware Blue Coats of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for the Saint Joseph's Hawks, where he was named national college player of the year in 2004. Drafted 20th overall in the 2004 NBA draft, Nelson spent the first ten years of his NBA career with the Orlando Magic. In 2009, he was named an All-Star and made an appearance in the NBA Finals with the Magic. He has also played for the Dallas Mavericks, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets, New Orleans Pelicans and Detroit Pistons.
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