Michael Jeffrey Jordan

Biography by Aditi

Information

Michael Jordan is a famous basketball player. His real name is Micheal Jeffrey Jordan.He was born on February 17,1963. He is 52 years old. Michael Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York but moved to Wilmington, North Carolina when he was 7 years old. Michael Jordan is a son of Deloris who worked as bankers. Micheal Jordan is a forth child out of five children.

Achievements

Michael Jordan won six championships and was the FINALS MVP six times. He played for the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards. Michael Jordan led the Chicago Bulls to a record 72 wins in 1995 to 1996 NBA Season. Michael Jordan earned the nicknames "Air Jordan" and "His Airness," because of his leaping ability which was illustrated by performing slam dunks from the free throw line in slam dunk contests. Michael Jordan won two Olympic gold medals with the USA team, famously playing on the 1992 Dream Team.

How Michael Jordan has a growth mindset

Michael Jordan has a growth mindset, because when Michael Jordan was a sophomore he didn’t make his school varity (main) basketball team so it inspired him to work harder. He was always the first one at his basketball practices and the last one to leave. At Michael Jordan’s high school basketball game Michael Jordan got kicked out, because he missed a free throw at the buzzer. But after the game MIchael Jordan stayed 6 hours after the game throwing free shots. Michael Jordan tries his hardest and never gave up and if he failed at something he took it as a challenge and tried harder. This is how Michael Jordan has a growth mindset.