His family moved to Wilmington, North Carolinawhen he was a toddler. He has two older brothers, Larry Jordan and James R.
He is the son of Donna Davisa high school counselor, and Michael A.
His middle name, Bakari, means "noble promise" in Swahili. He is not related to, or named after, basketball legend Michael Jordan. Jordan has starred in three of the most critically acclaimed television dramas of the past decade.
Jordan successfully took on his first major leading film role when he starred as Oscar Grant in Fruitvale Station The film is an account of Oscar's controversial slaying by police officers on a San Francisco train platform.
The film was released on August 7th A devoted fan of comic books growing up, Jordan starred as the villain, Eric Killmonger, in the box office smash Black Panther Took tap-dancing lessons as a child.
His middle name, Bakari, is Swahili and means "of noble promise". His favorite actress is Meryl Streep.
Appeared on the Entertainment Weekly list "New Hollywood: Entertainers of the Rise" Appeared on The Root's list of the most important black influences between the ages of 25 and 45, for The Root focuses on African-American politics, culture, and society. Appeared on the Power list for Ebony Magazine.
No relation to the basketball player Michael Jordan. He inserted a middle initial in his name to avoid confusion. He was offered the role of Dr.
Dre in Straight Outta Compton He was originally cast as Marcus Atwood in Triple 9but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. Anthony Mackie replaced him.
The Flashpoint Paradox He is a huge Anime fan. There are 11 other Michael Jordans born in his home state of California the same year he was born Younger brother of producer Jamila Jordan. Personal Quotes 19 [on growing up] Newark isn't a playground.
I had friends that sold drugs, stole cars. I asked him to be around me, to give me his essence.Michael Jordan's high school basketball career is best known for what didn't happen.
In the fall of , Jordan didn't make the varsity team as a sophomore at Laney High School in Wilmington, N.C. pfmlures.com shows how Michael Dell helped launch the personal computer revolution, growing his company from a dorm room operation to a Fortune company.
Follow the career of former basketball star Michael Jordan, from his college career to being the Chicago Bulls' MVP, to his multiple retirements, at pfmlures.com Watch video · Michael Jordan Biography Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, ) is a professional American basketball player, Olympic athlete, businessperson and actor.
Net Worth. Basketball player Michael Jordan is 6 feet, 6 inches tall. Michael Jordan’s Wives and Kids. Michael Jordan was born on February 17, , in Brooklyn, New York.
A special Michael Jordan biography from the Chicago Tribune. Tribune reporters detail, with greater clarity than ever, the many chapters of Jordan's life. By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time. Although, a summary of his basketball career and influence on the game inevitably fails to do it justice, as a.