Jasper Breckenridge Johnson came to fame for being the son of the Django Unchained actor, Don Johnson.
Jasper was born on June 6, 2002, in Los Angeles to Don and his wife, Kelley Phleger. He was born as the couple’s second child; however, it was Johnson’s fourth. From his parents, he has four siblings.
Let’s get to know more about him!
Is Jasper an Actor?
Jasper Breckenridge Johnson isn’t an actor. He hasn’t followed in the footsteps of his father, Don Johnson, and neither will he.
Yes, you heard that right! He wants a career in business. He plans on graduating with a 4-year business degree.
Outside of being a collegiate basketball player, I intend to major in business and graduate with a 4-year degree and pursue a career in that field.Jasper wrote on his Next College Student Athlete page!
Besides business, Jasper is also an avid basketball player. He plays as a Shooting Guard and Point Guard.
Johnson has been playing collegiate basketball since his freshman years. In January 2020, he helped his team, Santa Barbara High by scoring the winning point during their game against San Marcos Royals.
The 6’4″ played for the West Coast Elite Under Armour team for five years.
Relationship of His Parents
Jasper Breckenridge Johnson’s father, Don Johnson, and mother, Kelley Phleger first met at a birthday party hosted by Mayor Willie Brown. They started dating soon after and on April 29, 1999, the duo walked down the aisle in front of 75 guests at the Pacific Heights mansion in San Francisco, California.
Billionaire Gordon and Ann Getty hosted their big day. Actor Robert Wagner served as the best man. Similarly, Mayor Willie Brown was the officiator of the wedding.
Kelley, who worked as a Montessori nursery teacher, dated Governor Gavin Newsom prior to her relationship with Don.
Two Siblings and Two Half-Siblings
Jasper Breckenridge Johnson has four siblings from his parents.
From his parents, Don Johnson and Kelley Phleger, he has two siblings.
His elder sister, Atherton Grace Johnson was born on December 28, 1999. The 21-year-old is currently working as a model.
Similarly, his younger brother, Deacon Johnson was born four years after his birth on April 29, 2006.
As already mentioned, Jasper has two half-siblings as well; both are from his father’s previous relationships.
His eldest sibling is Jesse Wayne Johnson. Don and his ex-girlfriend, Patti D’Arbanville gave birth to him on December 7, 1982. Jesse currently works as an actor and has appeared in as many as 22 movies and TV series.
Dakota Johnson is the most renowned of the siblings. She was born on October 4, 1989, to Don and actress Melanie Griffith. Dakota already has 37 acting credits under her name with over 15 award nominations and 11 wins.
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