Jordan's individual accolades and accomplishments include five Most Valuable Player (MVP) Awards, ten All-NBA First Team designations, nine All-Defensive First Team honors, fourteen NBA All-Star Game appearances, three All-Star Game MVP Awards, ten scoring titles, three steals titles, six NBA Finals MVP Awards, and the 1988 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award.Among his numerous accomplishments, Jordan holds the NBA records for highest career regular season scoring average (30.12 points per game) and highest career playoff scoring average (33.45 points per game).
is an American retired professional basketball player, businessman, and principal owner and chairman of the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
As a freshman, he was a member of the Tar Heels' national championship team in 1982.
Jordan joined the Bulls in 1984 as the third overall draft pick.
He is the third-richest African-American, behind Oprah Winfrey and Robert F. Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Deloris (née Peoples), who worked in banking, and James R. His family moved to Wilmington, North Carolina, when he was a toddler. He has two older brothers, Larry Jordan and James R. Laney High School in Wilmington, where he highlighted his athletic career by playing basketball, baseball, and football.
Jordan, Jr., one older sister, Deloris, and one younger sister, Roslyn. He tried out for the varsity basketball team during his sophomore year, but at 5'11" (1.80 m), he was deemed too short to play at that level.