Jordin Sparks Added to Jack in the Box Celebrity Shootout Roster

Jordin Sparks
Arizona's own Jordin Sparks, who performed the National Anthem during prior to the 2009 NBA All-Star Game in Phoenix, will try her hand at coaching during the Jack in the Box Celebrity Shootout on March 3, 2012.
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Posted: Feb. 28, 2012

Recording artist and actress Jordin Sparks as well as actor Columbus Short will join the roster of nationally recognized entertainment celebrities who will participate in the 11th Annual Jack in the Box Celebrity Shootout, presented by Robert and Carole Machiz.

The event features nationally recognized entertainment celebrities dueling it out on the court to benefit Phoenix Suns Charities. This star-studded charity basketball game tips-off at US Airways Center on Saturday, March 3 at 2 pm.

Tickets start at $9.00 and can be purchased online at Suns.com/celebshootout, by calling 1-800-745-3000, or at the US Airways Center box office.

Celebrity Shootout Roster (subject to change without notice):

Anthony Anderson: Actor (“Transformers”, “The Departed”, “Barbershop”)
Donald Faison: Actor (“Scrubs” (TV Series), “Remember the Titans, “Clueless”)
Damaris Lewis: Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model
Joel David Moore: Actor (“Avatar”, “Grandma’s Boy”, “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story”)
Frankie Muniz: Actor/Musician (“Malcolm in the Middle")
Ronnie Ortiz-Magro: Reality TV Personality (“Jersey Shore”)
Terrell Owens: Athlete/Reality TV Personality (“The T.O. Show”)
Pauly Shore: Comedian
Columbus Short: Actor (“Scandal," “Stomp the Yard”, “Stomp the Yard 2")
Nick Swardson: Comedian/Actor (“Pretend Time," “Reno 911”)
Bubba Watson: Athlete (PGA Tour Golfer)
JoJo (coach): Recording Artist
Jordin Sparks (coach): Recording Artist

In addition to catching a rare, up close glimpse of these personalities, fans will also enjoy appearances by members of the Phoenix Suns team, The Gorilla, Suns Dancers and Solar Squad.

Funds raised from the Shootout will benefit Phoenix Suns Charities and Suns Nite Hoops. Phoenix Suns Charities is the cornerstone of the team’s foundation, making grants to non-profit organizations that serve the youth in areas of education, health and human services, the arts, sports and recreation, and rehabilitation.

Suns Nite Hoops is a non-profit program offering life skills, educational advancement, and job readiness to at-risk young men and their families by providing them positive alternatives to drugs, gangs, and violence.