No Place Like Duke As many of you have now heard, I am honored to be coming back to Duke as Special Assistant this Fall! Many thanks to everyone for your support and encouragement. Here’s a quick note from me, with help from the awesome Dave Bradley at Duke BluePlanet! Jon Continue »
406769_4961668360581_67595176_n A Letter for Gran Canaria A Letter for Gran Canaria To Granca Fans, It has been an honor and a privilege to play for this team. I want to thank the entire organization, especially Joaquin Costa, Berdi Perez and Pedro Martinez for the opportunity to play for Gran Canaria. After playing for almost an entire season here, I know how unique of a place and… Continue »
2013-03-10 11.16.27 From the Archives, Vol. 3 From the Archives, Vol. 3 In honor of the big game tonight, we thought it’d be fun to do a “From the Archives” throwback to 2010… when Duke won the National Championship! Check out the opening video to the game, P. Diddy and all. Who are you rooting for tonight? And don’t forget – this is your last chance to… Continue »
247637_4514379938650_796265697_n Your Questions, Answered! Hey everyone! First, thank you so so much for the messages that some of you send me, even on a daily basis.  Sometimes, I feel far away from all of my friends and supporters, but the messages I get are very uplifting and want you to know how much it means.  I answered some questions that were asked, and wanted… Continue »
_61K5162 Hello from Gran Canaria Hi everyone, If I have learned anything in these past couple years, it’s that life is unpredictable.  I have taken many detours on my journey, and all of them have made me a better person.  I have realized in a short period that you learn the most about yourself when you are by yourself. It is also amazing what you… Continue »
ChicagoDusk Summertime Chi How’s it going everyone? I wanted to check in and say thanks to all the supporters who have been emailing, tweeting at me, and just there to support me. When I tell you it makes a big difference, it really does. It is such motivation to know that I have lots of people out there who are rooting for me…. Continue »
Snapshot 2012-01-10 11-37-14 Eyes on the Ball On July 13, 2010, Jon suffered a widely publicized, career threatening eye injury while playing with the Miami Heat. From that day forward, Duke opthamologist Dr. Terry Kim has been an incredible influence in Jon’s life and now the two are embarking together on a new venture  that will have the ability to drastically change the face of eye injury… Continue »
45974324 21 Points in 75 Seconds Jon’s famed 21 points in 75 seconds was recently named the top moment in the 50 year history of Chicago’s Proviso West Holiday Tournament. Rounding out the top five moments included of the tournaments top moments include a 1978 showdown between Glenn Rivers and Isaiah Thomas, an all-time attendance record courtesy of Ronnie Fields and Kevin Garnett, and a record-breaking… Continue »
glenbrook1 From the Archives Vol. 2 In the second installment of our “From the Archives” series, we feature highlights of Jon, the only player since Quinn Buckner to win both a Division 1 NCAA Championship and an Illinois State Championship, in his junior year at Glenbrook North High School. In this 2004-2005 season, Jon was a 1st Team All-State Selection, Illinois Hoops Player of the Year,… Continue »
Duke Championship painting-2 Duke Championship Lithograph for Sale Shortly after the National Championship run, sports artist Jason Robichau contacted the Jon Scheyer Foundation and offered to use his limited edition lithographs to help raise money for our cause. Now Duke fans can commemorate the big win with Jason’s incredible artwork AND support Jon’s effort to impact the lives of young people in Durham and Chicago in a positive… Continue »
Fans From the Archives Vol. 1 “From the Archives” is an ongoing JonScheyer.com segment chronicling Jon’s journey from Little Tykes basketball hoops and AAU games, to state and national championships and beyond! Here is your first peek at where Jon’s basketball story began… Continue »
Posted 18 Feb 2011

Rio Grande Valley: Week One & Two...

956 Sports caught up with Jon the day he arrived in Rio Grande Valley. Jon talks about his eye injury, how he feels to be with the Vipers, free throws, and even manages to get in a shot at an old friend: A few days later, Jon made his NBA D-League debut at the Maine Red Claws, tallying 9 points,… Continue »
Posted 27 Jan 2011

Duke vs. UNC Viewing Party

Thank you to everyone who attended the Jon Scheyer Foundation Viewing Party at Theory! We raised about $1,000 with your help, which we will be donating to The Vision For Tomorrow Foundation (www.visionfortomorrow.org). We’re hoping to do it again soon! Couldn’t be there? Check out The Jon Scheyer Foundation page to see how you can still contribute! Continue »
Posted 03 Jan 2011

21 Points in 75 Seconds

Jon’s famed 21 points in 75 seconds was recently named the top moment in the 50 year history of Chicago’s Proviso West Holiday Tournament. Rounding out the top five moments included of the tournaments top moments include a 1978 showdown between Glenn Rivers and Isaiah Thomas, an all-time attendance record courtesy of Ronnie Fields and Kevin Garnett, and a record-breaking… Continue »
Posted 17 Dec 2010

Top 50 Proviso West Tournament Moments

In honor of the 50th annual Proviso West Holiday Tournament, PW Hoops is counting down the 50 best moments of the famed Illinois tournament. And Jon’s 21 points in 75 seconds has officially been ranked as the #1 moment! To check out all fifty moments, click here: http://www.pwhoops.com/fifty-moments.htm This recent Chicago Tribune article shows Jon reflecting back on his storied… Continue »
Posted 13 Dec 2010

Happy Holidays!

What’s up everybody? First of all, thank you to everyone who’s been checking up on me on Twitter, Facebook, my website, or elsewhere. It means a lot because I obviously haven’t been on a team for a while! My eye is doing well right now- I’ve seen some great doctors since my injury, and I’m really starting to adjust to… Continue »
Posted 10 Dec 2010

From the Archives Vol. 2

In the second installment of our “From the Archives” series, we feature highlights of Jon, the only player since Quinn Buckner to win both a Division 1 NCAA Championship and an Illinois State Championship, in his junior year at Glenbrook North High School. In this 2004-2005 season, Jon was a 1st Team All-State Selection, Illinois Hoops Player of the Year,… Continue »
Posted 24 Aug 2010

Duke Championship Lithograph for Sale

Shortly after the National Championship run, sports artist Jason Robichau contacted the Jon Scheyer Foundation and offered to use his limited edition lithographs to help raise money for our cause. Now Duke fans can commemorate the big win with Jason’s incredible artwork AND support Jon’s effort to impact the lives of young people in Durham and Chicago in a positive… Continue »
Posted 24 Aug 2010

From the Archives Vol. 1

“From the Archives” is an ongoing JonScheyer.com segment chronicling Jon’s journey from Little Tykes basketball hoops and AAU games, to state and national championships and beyond! Here is your first peek at where Jon’s basketball story began… Continue »