Jason Eugene Terry (born September 15, 1977) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Boston Celtics in the NBA. He plays shooting guard, although he can also play point guard. His nickname, 'JET,' derives from his initials. Regarded as an effective bench player, he won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year award in 2009. Terry won an NBA championship as a member of the Dallas Mavericks when they defeated the Miami Heat in six games on June 12, 2011. Jason was born in Seattle, Washington. He was one of ten children raised by his mother, Andrea Cheatham and his father, Curtis Terry. One of his brothers, Curtis, played college basketball for UNLV. On February 2, 2007 Terry's number (31) was retired at Franklin High School. Terry won back to back State Championships in 1994 and 1995. In 1997, Terry won an NCAA Championship with the University of Arizona. His teammates included Mike Bibby, Michael Dickerson, and Miles Simon.
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