Running Back
Height 5'10"
Weight 190
Year Sophomore
Hometown Farmington Hills, Mich.
High School Cranbrook-Kingswood H.S.
Major Enrolled at Columbia College
Experience High School
School: CC
Birthdate May 28, 1999




Did not see any game action as a first-year running back … Contributed primarily on the scout team.




A 2017 graduate of Cranbrook-Kingswood High School in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. where he played four years of varsity football for head coach Joe Dangelo … Two-time All Catholic School League honoree (2014 and 2016) … MHSAA Student-Athlete of the Year Award finalist … Named an All-Catholic Academic selection as a senior … Led Cranbrook-Kingswood to the 2016 Catholic School League championship … Played both running back and outside linebacker … Battled back from an injury in 2015 to compete on the backend of his senior year in 2016 … Played in seven games, rushed for 435 yards and seven touchdowns on 75 carries, caught seven passes for 38 yards and made 24 tackles (17 solo) as a senior … Rushed for 134 yards and four touchdowns on 15 carries vs. University Prep … Rushed for 118 yards and two touchdowns on 14 carries vs. Our Lady of the Lakes … Two-time team captain … Led the Cranes to a 7-3 overall record and 5-0 conference record and Catholic School League title as a senior … Earned 2014 All-League Intersectional as a sophomore … Ran for over 1,000 yards and 16 touchdowns on 143 attempts (6.5 yards per carry) and totaled 18.5 tackles, 2.5 sacks and one interception for a touchdown as a sophomore … Finished game with a career-high 255 yards rushing, two touchdowns on 25 carries (10.2 yards per carry) in 29-16 win over Detroit Allen … Rushed for 206 yards and four touchdowns on 32 carries vs. Cabrini … Scored three touchdowns and rushed for 73 yards vs. Lamphere … Scored three touchdowns with 73 rushing yards vs. Southfield Christian … Led the Cranes to their first-ever playoff appearance in nine years as a sophomore … Named one of the top-75 players in Oakland County … Competed in track and field … Involved in a variety of community service activities including Focus Hope community group.




Born Jalen Keith Allen on May 28, 1999 … Son of Brian and Monica Jordan … Has a brother Dionte, Braylon Rivers, Aiden and Allen and a sister Brianna … Brother Dionte was one of the nation’s top football recruits in 2007 and played at both Florida State and Ohio State … Dionte is now a football coach at Detroit Renaissance High School … Athlete he models his game after: Marshawn Lynch … Committed to Columbia on December 12, 2016 … Chose Columbia over Brown, Dartmouth, Penn, Lehigh, Lafayette, Oberlin and Kenyon … Enrolled at Columbia College.



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