MICHAEL JORDAN BIOGRAPHY
MICHAEL JORDAN’S EARLY LIFE
Michael Jordan was born on February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York City, his father’s name is James Jordan, while Deloris Jordan was his mother. Michael Jordan has five siblings.
Michael Jordan’s family relocate to Wilmington in North Carolina, United States Of America. Mrs Deloris Jordan’s (Michael Jordan’s Mother) work at a bank, while his Michael Jordan’s father, Mr James Jordan was working as a General Electric plant Supervisor. his parents try all their possible best to train him in the right way of life, both his father and his mother do the job together.
Michael Jordan have passion for sport when he was in highschool but he failed to make his school basketball team, so he work hard on his passion and he was picked the next year to his highschool basketball team, he did well in the team to the extent that he was given a basketball scholarship to the University Of North Carolina, he also did well in basketball in the level, where Dean Smith was his head coach.
Michael Jordan won numerous trophy for his team and also numerous award for himself in his first season he was named Atlanta Coast Conference (ACC) Rookie of the year for 1982 at North Carolina, his team won the ACC Championship and Michael Jordan made the clutch jump shot to beat their opponent Georgetown University for the Championship of the National Collegiate Athletic Assocation (NCAA).
MICHAEL JORDAN’S CAREER
Michael Jordan left North Carolina after his junior year and he was selected by Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Assocation (NBA) as Third pick of the 1984 draft, before joining the Bulls.
Michael Jordan was member of the Summer 1984 United States Of America Olympic Basketball Team, he won gold medal in Los Angeles and California.
Michael Jordan is the second draft by the Portland Trail Blazers this draft is featured like John Stockton, Charles Barkley and Hakeem Olajuwon.
He is very productive on the court he do something many things, that make many fan and co player to like him, he make it to playoff with 20.2 points per each game in his first season, his was married with injury in the second season but they don’t stop him, he did well in 1986 – 1967 season he have more than 3000 points in a single season, which make him the first player to win Wilt Chamberlin.
The Bulls made it to the Eastern Conference Final in 1990 and he won his first NBA Championship the following year by defeating the Los Angeles Lakers, At the point everyone know Michael Jordan’s leadership ability, agility, power, productivity on the court.
In 1992, the Protland Trail Blazers loss against the Chicago Bulls to win their secondary NBA Championship, they win the next Championship the following year which make them to be leading in the basketball world. Michael Jordan play major role in all the victory of his team.
MICHAEL JORDAN’S AWARDS
Michael Jordan won numerous during his time.
Most Valuable Player Award from NBA in 1988,
he won this award four more times, 1991, 1992, 1996, and 1998.
Michael Jordan was inducted into the Naismith Memories Basketball Hall Of Fame in April 2009.
In 2016, Michael Jordan was presented with a President Medal of Freedom honor by President Barrack Obama.
MICHAEL JORDAN’S ENDORSEMENT
Michael Jordan has signed numerous endorsement deal with many brands including, Coca-Cola, Wheaties, Hanes, Gatorade, McDonald’s, Upper Deck, Chevrolet and other big companies across the world.
MICHAEL JORDAN’S FATHER
JAMES JORDAN’S DEATH
His father was murdered in the summer of 1993 when two people shoot him in his car in a robbery as he was driving from Charlotte to Wilmington North Carolina, his body was found 11 days after this incident in a swamp in McColl South Carolina, they later found his murderer and they got life sentence for first degree murder.
MICHAEL JORDAN’S WIFE AND CHILDREN
Michael Jordan got married in 1989 to Juanita Vanoy and they are blessed with three children, Jeffrey, Marcus, and Jasmine, this marriage last for 17 years and they divorced in December 2006.
Michael Jordan marry Yvette Prieto, an cuban-American model in April 2013, Yvette Prieto gave birth to twin daughters Victoria and Ysabel in February 2014.
Jeffrey and naarcus both played basketball in college and they dream of playing in the NBA.