Michael Jordan

By: Jason

About Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan was a basketball player in the NBA. He was born on February 17, 1963 (Now is 52) in Brooklyn, NYC, NY. Michael Jordan had graduated from the University of North Carolina. He now is successfully married to Yvette Prieto, with 5 kids, He's now retired as a basketball player. He has won numerous awards such as NBA’s Most Valuable Player.

Child and Teenage Years

When Michael Jordan was in Middle School, he earned many certificates for sports. Michael was not really focused on educational subjects. That turned around when he was in high school. He was a B+ student and exceeded as an athlete. Michael Jordan later was cut off his team, for a better player, But he never quit. Over his next two years, he began getting 25 points per game. Which, later led his team to the State Championships. Michael Jordan also had got 30 points in a game.

How Michael Jordan has a Growth Mindset

Michael Jordan has a growth mindset, because when he was cut off his team for a more skilled and taller player. He never give up playing basketball, he practiced until be got better, he grew 5 inches for the next season he was the best on his team. Even though he was the best on his team he came first to practice he was the last to leave.

Major Accomplishments of Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan achievements include five-time MVP, ten-time First Team selection, fourteen-time All-Star Game appearances, three-time All-Star Game MVP Awards. But these are the important ones.

Michael Jordan Quotes

I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.


I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.


Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.

What Michael Jordan had to Overcome

The obstacle Michael Jordan had to overcome was his failure, like then he got cut off his basketball team. He overcame that by practicing for hours, he grew 5 inches for the next season. In the next season, he was the best basketball player on his team.