Marcus Jordan

Michael Jordan long ago staked his name as the great basketball player in the world. He is perhaps the greatest basketball player who ever lived and one of the best athletes in the modern era. This is why Michael Jordan is known throughout the world and why he created a career that is the envy of basketball players all over. So, imagine what it must have been like to grow up being the son of Michael Jordan. Marcus Jordan has grown up playing basketball against his father, literally and metaphorically.

Marcus Jordan's talent on the court was obvious from a young age. By the time he was playing ball in highschool, he was stand-out player. He helped Whitney Young Magnet High School to its best-ever season in his senior year, winning the Illinois 4A State Championship. His success in high school led him to become a highly rated basketball recruit with offers from schools all over the country.

Marcus Jordan eventually landed at an up-and-coming basketball program at the University of Central Florida, where he immediately became an integral part of the team. In his Sophomore year he averaged 15.2 points per game, playing every game. In his Junior season he average 13.7 points per game, again seeing the court for every game. He did not play his senior season, giving up his athletic scholarship so that someone else could play. Marcus Jordan continued attending business classes at UCF though and is today working to establish his own businesses.