Michael Jordan

"Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game." Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan growing up, and over coming his obstacle

Michael was born February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York.

Michael Jordan moved from Brooklyn, New York to Wilmington, North Carolina. The fourth of five children in the Jordan family, has two older brothers, one older sister, and a younger sister.

Michael was cut from his varsity team as a sophomore cause he was to short standing at 5’1. In Michael’s junior year he made the varsity team as he scored 40 points in the many games he played. Michael grew even taller and was 6’3 by his senior year at Laney High.

Michael's life


Laney High School, North Carolina Tar Heels

Professional Career (basketball, baseball, film): Washington Wizards, and Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, Space Jam(1996)


Married Juanita Vanoy 1989 to 2006. Married Yvette Prieto till 2013, has 5 kids named Marcus Jordan, Victoria Jordan, Ysabel Jordan, Jasmine Jordan, and Jeffrey Jordan.


Michael Jordan is 53 and still really successful, he has a clothing line and he has his own shoe brand. He lives in

Michael Jordan's career

"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." ~ Michael Jordan

6 rings

Theses are all 6 rings Michael Jordan has won in his career of basketball, every ring on his hand is from the Chicago Bulls

Michael Jordan's records and achievements

  • Set the record for most points per game at North Carolina

  • Led the Chicago Bulls to six NBA championships

  • Won % Most Valuable Player awards

  • Received the NBA rookie of the year award

  • Five regular season MVP awards and three All-Star MVP awards

  • Was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2009

  • 4th in NBA all time scoring with 32,292

  • 1981 broke the scoring record for the MC.Donald's All American game scoring 30 points

  • First player to dunk from free throw line

  • He has won 6 Championship rings

Other facts about Michael Jordan

  • March 4, 19994 MJ played for the Chicago White Sox
  • Місhаеl Јоrdаn іs gооd friend of dіrесtоr/рrоduсеr/wrіtеr Ѕріkе Lее and Орrаh Wіnfrеу
  • Іn Ѕерtеmbеr 2001, Місhаеl Јоrdаn јоіnеd thе Wаshіngtоn Wіzаrds bаskеtbаll tеаm.
  • He donated his salary to the victims of 9/11
  • He only managed to play 60 games as he injured his right knee cartilage
Michael Jordan: The Heart (Basketball Motivational)

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