The former hoops star was awarded a four-year basketball scholarship at the University of California at Santa Barbara ... he's now jumped into the world of commercials ... working with big brands like Peloton and Nike.
His dad's acting chops might've served Clifton Jr. well -- Clifton Sr.'s been in movies like "Ray" and "Next Friday," with a long list of upcoming projects.
As we reported, Sasha's older sister and recent Harvard grad Malia also made the move to the west coast after getting hired as a screenwriter for Donald Glover's latest project with Amazon.
Malia's been dating her British boyfriend Rory Farquharson since 2017 ... the two met at Harvard.
Their mom, First Lady Michelle Obama, might've slipped about Sasha's dating rumors ... talking about her daughters on the 'Ellen Show,' saying they both used to love the Jonas Brothers -- now they're bringing men home!