Marcus Jordan is an American former college basketball player who played for the UCF Knights men’s basketball team of Conference USA. He is the son of retired Hall of Fame basketball player Michael Jordan.
Jordan was born December 24, 1990, to Michael Jordan and Juanita Vanoy. He has an older brother, Jeffrey, and three younger sisters—Jasmine, Ysabel, and Victoria. He grew up in Highland Park, Illinois.
Marcus Jordan originally played high school basketball with his older brother Jeffrey Jordan at Loyola Academy in Wilmette, Illinois. In Marcus’ sophomore year, the pair led the school to the conference championships and the best season in school history. Marcus then transferred to Whitney Young High School in Chicago for his junior and senior seasons.
On March 22, 2009, he led the Whitney Young Dolphins to the Illinois State 4A Championship title. Jordan scored a game-high 19 points leading Whitney Young to a 69–66 victory over Waukegan.
Jordan was rated as the 60th-best shooting guard in the country as a high school senior by ESPNU, averaging 10.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 3.2 assists per game, and earning state tournament MVP honors.
Marcus Jordan played college basketball at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. Further, during his freshman year, UCF was in the final year of a five-year contract with Adidas. But Jordan insisted on wearing Nike Air Jordan shoes out of loyalty to his father. This eventually prompted Adidas to terminate its sponsorship deal with UCF.
Similarly, Jordan scored 8.0 points per game in his true freshman year in 2009–10 and scored 1152 points in his college career. Additionally, on November 12, 2010, the opening game of the 2010–11 season. Further, Jordan led UCF to victory against University of West Florida scoring a career high 28 points on 8–11 field-goal shooting and 5–7 from the 3-point line.
While underage, Jordan tweeted about spending $35,000 at a nightclub in Las Vegas, prompting an investigation. Since 2012, Jordan was arrested in Omaha and charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and obstructing justice.
Jordan opened his shoe store “Trophy Room” on May 23, 2016. The chosen date pays reverence to his and his father’s jersey numbers. Likewise, the store is located in Orlando, Florida at Disney World in the Disney Springs retail location. Moreover, the Trophy Room closed its doors on the Disney Springs location on May 31, 2019.
- Full Name: Marcus James Jordan
- Date of Birth: December 24, 1990
- Age: 29 years
- Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
- Nationality: American
- Listed height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
- Listed weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
- High school: Loyola Academy (Wilmette, Illinois), hitney Young (Chicago, Illinois)
- College: UCF (since 2009–2012)
- Position: Shooting guard
- Movies: Synapse
- Education: University of Central Florida, Whitney Young Magnet High School, Loyola Academy, Wilmette
- Siblings: Jeffrey Michael Jordan, Jasmine M. Jordan
- Parents: Michael Jordan, Juanita Vanoy
- Net Worth: less than $100 million
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