JJ (LaJourdain J.) Birden Sr. is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the 8th round of the 1988 NFL Draft.
A 5'10", 157-lb. wide receiver, Birden graduated from Lakeridge High School in Lake Oswego, Oregon and the University of Oregon. He played in 9 NFL seasons for the Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons from 1988 to 1996.