Named one of Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” (2012)
First NBA player from the Ivy League (Harvard) in a decade
First Chinese-American player in NBA history
Broke the NBA record for points scored through first 5 career starts with 136
Named the first-ever “Social Breakout Player of the Year” by NBA TV for his soaring popularity on Twitter, Facebook and Chinese social media
Named one of 12 “Houston Heroes” by the Houston Chronicle for the impact made by the Jeremy Lin Foundation and its inaugural Making A Difference Project
Finalist for the 2011-12 NBA Sportsmanship Award
The documentary Linsanity chronicling Jeremy’s meteoric rise to the NBA elite has been accepted into major international film festivals including: Sundance, SXSW, Hong Kong International Film Festival and Hawaii International Film Festival.