Jason Richardson’s 7 Tattoos & Their Meanings

Jason Anthoney Richardson is an American former professional basketball player. He was drafted in 2001 by the Golden State Warriors to the NBA and has played for 14 seasons. He is also the second player after Michael Jordan to win back-to-back NBA Dunk Contests. He is best known for his signature 360 in-game dunk.

Jason has many interesting inks covering his body. Let us take a look at them and the meanings behind them.

1. ‘THA FACTOR’ Tattoo

Tattoo: The words, “THA FACTOR” are tattooed across his upper back. There is also another tattoo on the back of his neck.

Meaning: The tattoo on his back represents his nickname, “Tha Factor” given to him during his time with the Golden State Warriors by his teammates.

2. ‘Elite and Man’ Tattoo

Tattoo: Jason’s right shoulder has a tattoo of a muscular man on it with the sun shining behind his head, surrounded by clouds. The word, “e.l.i.t.e” is also tattooed above the man.

Meaning: The tattoo of the word on his shoulder stands for, “Enjoy Life Into the End”. The muscular man tattoo is a matching one that he, his brother, and his cousin share.

3. Rich Tattoo

Tattoo: The word, “Rich” is tattooed on his right bicep.

Meaning: The tattoo of the word goes with the word, “boys” tattooed on his left bicep. Together they make the words, “Rich Boys” which is what he calls his sons, Jaxson and Jason.

4. Portrait Tattoo

Tattoo: The inside of Jason’s right forearm has a tattoo of a portrait on it.

Meaning: Jason has many inks on his body and says that he likes to get well-thought tattoos. The portrait on his arm is of his daughter, Jaela Richardson.

5. Symbol Tattoo

Tattoo: There is a symbol tattooed on Jason’s right shoulder along with the years, “1924-2009”.

6. ‘Reaper’ Tattoo

Tattoo: A tattoo of the Grim Reaper surrounded by flames and smoke covers Jason’s left shoulder and upper arm.

Meaning: The tattoo of the grim reaper is a popular one amongst NBA players.

7. ‘Symbols’ Tattoo

Tattoo: There are three Chinese symbols tattooed on his left forearm.

Meaning: The symbols on his forearm represent the words, “Father, Strength, and Talent”. The letters have faded over time.

There are many tattoos covering the former player’s body. His chest has a tattoo with the names of the members of his family and his right forearm also has a tattoo design on it.

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