Jon Jones Ranks 12 On Forbes ’30 Under 30: Sports World’s Brightest Young Stars’ List

January 5, 2015 8:53 pm by BJPENN.COM News

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UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones has been named to Forbes ’30 under 30: Sports World’s Brightest Young Stars’ list along the likes of James Harden, Chris Paul, Neymar, and more.

Aside from being the youngest champion in UFC history, Jones continues to evolve, making him a strong candidate for greatest fighter of all time in the eyes of some fans.

Here is the complete list:

1. James Harden, 25 – Shooting guard, Houston Rockets
2. Ishveen Anand, 29 – Founder, OpenSponsorship
3. Jamie Anderson, 24 – Professional snowboarder
4. Austin Brown, 29 – Player-agent, CAA Sports
5. Novak Djokovic, 27 – Tennis player
6. Alonzo Dotson, 29 – College scout, Green Bay Packers
7. Kyle Dubas, 29 – Assistant GM, Toronto Maple Leafs
8. Brandon Etheridge, 29 – Assistant labor relations council, NFL
9. Joe Flacco, 29 – Quarterback, Baltimore Ravers
10. Rickie Fowler, 26 – Pro golfer, PGA Tour
11. Alec Halaby, 28 – Special assistant GM, Philadelphia Eagles
12. Jon Jones, 27 – Light heavyweight fighter, UFC
13. Clayton Kershaw, 26 – Starting pitcher, Los Angeles Dodgers
14. Nathan MacKinnon, 19 – Center, Colorado Avalanche
15. Evgeni Malkin, 28 – Center, Pittsburgh Penguins
16. William Mao, 29 – Manager, Sports Content Partnerships, YouTube
17. Maya Moore, 25 – Forward, Minnesota Lynx
18. Alex Morgan, 25 – Forward, Portland Thorns
19. Neymar, 22 – Forward, Barcelona
20. Andrea Pagnanelli, 28 – Commercial director, Relevant Sports
21. Inbee Park, 26 – Pro golfer, LPGA Tour
22. Chris Paul, 29 – Point guard, Los Angeles Clippers
23. Buster Posey, 27 – Catcher, San Francisco Giants
24. Arian Radmand, 29 – Cofounder, CoachUp
25. Uzma Rawn, 29 – VP, Corporate Partnerships, Premier Partnerships
26. Cristiano Ronaldo, 29 – Forward, Real Madrid
27. Jared Schoenfeld, 29 – Managing director, New Stadium Partnerships & Strategy, Miami Dolphins
28. Sebastian Vettel, 27 – F1 driver, Ferrari
29. J.J. Watt, 25 – Defensive end, Houston Texans
30. Chris Watts, 29 – Managing director, 4POINT4


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