Date of birth: 18 April 1993
Place of birth: Madona (Latvia)
Height: 186 cm
Jakovičs was born in Madona, Latvia, and began his career when he was just sixteen and began to make a living in the second Latvian league wearing the jerseys of Gulbenes buki and BAA Riga. The performances were immediately convincing, so much so that, in the 2011-2012 season, he signed a biennial for Liepajas Lauvas, the highest team in the Latvian championship rankings with whom he totalled an average score of almost 11 points per game. From there, he transferred to VEF Riga and in 2016-2017, after a brief experience with Nižnij Novgorod (where he also played with Siim-Sander Vene), he went to Ventspils, where he stayed until the 2018-2019 season ended and where he managed to carve out a leading role both in the league (almost 10 points and 3 assists per game) and in the ultimate Basketball Champions League, where he scored 11.5 points on average because of the outstanding performance that he managed to achieve. He wore an Openjobmetis jersey last year turning out to be one of the best surprises of the year (9.8 points and 1.8 average assists per game).
Jakovičs has also worn his own country’s jersey, winning a silver medal at the Under 20s European Championships in 2013 and taking part, with the senior national team, in the recent World Cup qualifiers (8 points and 3 assists per game).