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Jasper Breckenridge Johnson is known for being the son of actor, Don Johnson.
While many celebrity children follow in the footsteps of their parents, Jasper doesn’t seem interested in acting. He is more interested in being a businessman!
Besides business, he’s into basketball.
Early Life of Jasper Breckenridge Johnson
Jasper Breckenridge Johnson was born on June 6, 2002, in Los Angeles as the second child of Don Johnson and his wife, Kelley Phleger.
The news of his birth was reported on Sunday, June 9, 2002. Though it was Don’s fourth time experiencing fatherhood, he was still nervous during his wife’s labor.
Jasper Breckenridge Johnson has four siblings, two biological and two half.
From his parents, Don and Kelley, he has two siblings. His elder sister, Atherton Grace Johnson, who’s professionally involved in modeling, was born on December 28, 1999. Similarly, his younger brother, Deacon Johnson was born on April 29, 2006.
Jasper’s first half-sibling and his father’s first child is actor, Jesse Johnson. He was born on December 7, 1982, to Don and his former partner, Patti D’Arbanville.
His second half-sibling is actress Dakota Johnson, who was born on October 4, 1989, to his dad and his ex-wife, Melanie Griffith.
Is Jasper an Actor?
Well, the answer is no! Though his father, Don Johnson, is prominent in the filming industry, Jasper Johnson doesn’t want to be a part of it. In fact, he wants to pursue a career in business.
Outside of being a collegiate basketball player, I intend to major in business and graduate with a 4-year degree and pursue a career in that field.Jasper wrote on his Next College Student Athlete page!
Jasper and Basketball
Jasper Breckenridge Johnson also loves basketball and has been playing since he was young. He joined his college basketball team during his freshman years.
In January 2020, he scored the winning point for his team, Santa Barbara High against San Marcos Royals. His dad proudly shared his son’s video on his social handles after the win.
Jasper is also said to have played for the West Coast Elite Under Armour team for five years. At the moment, he is a part of the West Coast Elite 2019 team.
The 6’4″ athlete plays primarily in the Shooting Guard position. However, he also plays as a Point Guard.
Relationship of His Parents
Jasper’s father, Don Johnson, and mother, Kelley Phleger married on April 29, 1999. They walked down the aisle at the Pacific Heights mansion in San Francisco, California in front of around 75 guests.
The couple met for the first time at a birthday party hosted by the mayor, Willie Brown, who also officiated their wedding. Actor, Robert Wagner served as the best man. Similarly, billionaire Gordon and Ann Getty were the hosts of their big day.
Prior to marrying Don, Kelley was a Montessori nursery school teacher and the former girlfriend of Governor, Gavin Newsom.
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