|Born||January 23 1967|
San Antonio, Texas
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
(San Antonio, Texas)
|College||New Mexico State (1985-1988)|
John Lee Roberson Jr. (born January 23, 1967) is an American retired professional basketball player. He played for multiple basketball teams outside of the United States. Roberson played college basketball at New Mexico State University.
Roberson is the son of John and Bennie Roberson and has eight siblings: Carl, Franklin, Kevin, Andre, Stephen, Jeffrey, Tiffany and Stephanie.
He is a 1985 graduate of Southwest High School in San Antonio, Texas and was an All-City forward. Roberson played college basketball at New Mexico State, played in the NIT twice but never got to appear in the NCAA tournament in his college career. Roberson is a teacher at Wagner High School, where all the Roberson children attend. Roberson had a 12-year pro career in Australia, Portugal, Finland, Sweden, Germany and the CBA.
Roberson met his wife, Lisa, at New Mexico State, and they have seven children, professional basketball players André and Anthony, former college athletes Ashlee, Amber, and Arielle and his two youngest daughters Aaliyah and Arianna, are student-athletes as well.