Bahamian professional baseball second baseman Jasrado Prince Hermis Arrington “Jazz” Chisholm Jr. plays for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB).
His grandmother Patricia Coakley, a shortstop for the Bahamian national softball team, inspired Chisholm to play baseball and began coaching him to hit at the age of two.
Chisholm immigrated to the country when she was 12 years old to attend Life Prep Academy in Wichita, Kansas, for high school.
He participated in football, basketball, and baseball at Life Prep. He went back to the Bahamas to attend a sports academy after graduating from high school.
In July 2015, Chisholm agreed to a $200,000 international free agent contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
He made his major league debut in 2016 with the Missoula Osprey, where he also remained the entire season, batting .281 with nine home runs, 37 RBIs, 13 stolen bases, and 62 games played.
Chisholm participated in the 2017 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers for the Great Britain national team. Chisholm played for the Kane County Cougars in 2017, however he had injury-related limitations.
He recorded a .248 average, a home run, and 12 RBIs over the course of 29 games for Kane County. After starting the year with Kane County, he was moved to the Visalia Rawhide in July.
He batted .272 in 112 games for both teams, hitting 25 home runs and driving in 70 runs. Chisholm started the new year with the Jackson Generals.
How Tall Is Jazz Chisholm Jr.?
Jazz Chisholm Jr. stands at a height of 1.8 m.