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Jordan Clarkson spending offseason volunteering in the Philippines

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The Los Angeles Lakers guard is giving back to his fans.

When he was drafted, Jordan Clarkson spoke about his Filipino roots, saying "It's a great feeling, I've got the country behind me. It feels great. That's also driving me too, just being one of the first. I'm just trying to make a mark here and find a significant role."

During the season, Clarkson made history this season as a part of the NBA's first ever Asian-American starting backcourt. So it is fitting that Clarkson is giving back to a place whose support he had before playing a single game for the purple and gold. The All-Rookie first team guard is spending some of his offseason time in the Philippines (where his mother is from) working with children:

He even showed off his hops for the kids, throwing down a reverse jam:

Clarkson seemed to really enjoy his time working with the community:

Players who are successful on the court are great, but it is awesome to see players that are genuinely good people too. By all indications, Clarkson seems to be both.