Who is Jeffrey Jordan?

American former basketball player Jeffrey Michael Jordan was born in Chicago, Illinois USA, on 18 November 1988, making Scorpio his zodiac sign. He’s probably known best for being the eldest son of Michael Jeffrey Jordan, a former professional basketball player, now businessman, who spent 15 seasons playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA), during which he won six NBA Championships with the Chicago Bulls.

Jeffrey’s also known for being a co-founder of the philanthropic organization Heir Jordan, which he’s today running together with his brother Marcus James Jordan.

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Education and early life

Jeffrey was raised alongside his brother Marcus and sister Jasmine in Chicago, by their father, and mother Juanita Vanoy. Their parents filed for divorce on 4 January 2002, but were then able to reconcile; they eventually filed for divorce again, and it was finalized on 29 December 2006, with Juanita receiving nearly $170 million as settlement. Michael married American model Yvette Prieto on 27 April 2013, and she gave birth to their twin daughters Ysabel and Victoria on 11 February 2014.

Both Jeffrey and Marcus studied at the private Catholic school Loyola Academy, and it was during Jeffrey’s four years there that he began showing amazing basketball skills; three of his games were shown nationally on ESPN. He was a starter for three years, and was twice named to the All-Catholic League; Jeffrey was also named to the Jordan Brand Classic All-Star basketball game in 2007.

College basketball

Jeffrey matriculated on 26 May 2007, and was then offered scholarships by a number of universities, including Loyola University Chicago, and Valparaiso.

He chose to enroll at the University of Illinois as a psychology major, with his focus being on basketball, however, Jeffrey revealed on 24 June 2009 that he would be leaving the university’s basketball team and focusing on his education, having already made plans for his ‘life after basketball’. He spent the summer of 2009 interring at Nike, but then returned to the university’s basketball team for the 2009-2010 season.

Following the end of the season, Jeffrey and his brother both transferred to the University of Central Florida, from which Jeffrey graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2012.

Jeffrey’s career

Not many details have been disclosed about Jeffrey’s career, as he’s been staying away from media since graduation.

It’s known that he started a management-training program at Nike Inc. in 2013, and that he co-founded the consultant company Jordan Avakian Group in 2020.

Most popular YouTube videos

Jeffrey doesn’t have his own YouTube channel, but he’s still quite popular on the network thanks to various other videos which’ve been uploaded onto other people’s channels; most of these feature Jeffrey giving interviews and playing basketball, and we’re about to write about three of the most viewed amongst these, which’ve contributed to Jeffrey’s internet popularity.

His #1 video “Michael Jordan and Jeffrey Jordan Interview” was uploaded by Nicnich 7 on 14 August 2009, and has since been watched close to 1.3 million times; it features Jeffrey giving an interview alongside his father.

Jeffrey’s second most popular video “Why Did Jordan’s Sons SUCK At Basketball?” was uploaded by Hooping Hood on 28 December 2022, and has since been watched over 600,000 times; it aims to cover the early lives of Michael Jordan’s two sons, as well as why they haven’t succeeded in basketball.

His #3 video “Michael Jordan’s Kids Talk About Documentary Series ‘The Last Dance’ | TODAY” was uploaded by TODAY on 1 May 2020, and has been watched nearly 900,000 times; it features Jeffrey and his brother as they’re talking about the documentary series “The Last Dance”, which covers the Chicago Bulls in the ‘90s, when Michael Jordan played for them.

Presence on social media networks

Jeffrey’s popular on several social media networks, and more than 200,000 people are following him on Instagram today; he’s posted only 39 pictures and videos, and most of these were taken while he was still playing basketball.

He launched his Twitter account in March 2009, and it’s today followed by over 25,000 people; he’s since tweeted more than 14,000 times, mostly about basketball.

Even though Jeffrey isn’t active on TikTok, he’s still popular on the network as many videos featuring him have been uploaded by other users, and these have been watched nearly 100 million times.

Love life and marriage

Jeffrey avoids speaking about his love life in public, but it’s known that he’s today a married man. He and Bulgarian-American non-celebrity Radina Aneva exchanged vows in a small and private ceremony in May 2019, attended by not more than 200 people; Radina became a US citizen after marrying Jeffrey, and is today working as a financial analyst for Disney, and followed by more than 10,000 people on Instagram, while she’s posted nearly 300 pictures and videos onto the network, with most of these showing her spending time with Jeffrey.

Jeffrey and Radina don’t have children together, but instead have a pet dog.

There are no other women whom Jeffrey’s been with, that his fans know about; he’s married to Radina Aneva as of June 2023, and doesn’t have children.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Jeffrey was arrested for assaulting hospital staff in Scottsdale, Arizona on 24 September 2021.

His father starred in the 1996 animated adventure comedy movie “Space Jam”, while Jeffrey was portrayed by American actor Manner Washington; the film also starred Wayne Knight and Theresa Randle, and follows the Looney Tunes who’ve asked Michael Jordan to help them win a basketball match. The movie won five of its 13 award nominations.

Jeffrey’s a huge fan of Hollywood – his favorite actor is Jamie Foxx, while some of his favorite movies include “Law Abiding Citizen”, “Any Given Sunday” and “Day Shift”.

Height, eyes and wealth

Jeffrey’s age is 34. He has brown eyes and black hair, is 6ft 1in (1.85m) tall and weighs around 180lbs (82kgs).

Jeffrey’s net worth’s been estimated at over $1 million, and his father Michael’s at over $2.6 billion, as of June 2023.

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