Mr. Jordan was born in Lompoc, California and is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy (2010), Kings Point. From Kings Point, Mr. Jordan earned a degree in Marine Engineering and Shipyard Management. He received his law degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2019, with a Certificate in Intellectual Property. Mr. Jordan has a diverse background in many areas of the maritime industry including oil and gas, shipyard operations, and extensive sailing experience on Ro-Ro, Container, Tanker, Drilling and Tug vessels. Mr. Jordan also holds United States Coast Guard licenses including: First Assistant Engineer (Motor), Unlimited Horsepower; Third Assistant Engineer (Steam and Gas Turbine), Unlimited Horsepower; Chief Engineer (Motor), 1600 Gross Registered Tons, Oceans, Near Coastal, and Great Lakes.
Mr. Jordan is admitted to practice in Illinois state courts, as well in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Mr. Jordan is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, and Maritime Law Association (Pending).