Jordan graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in philosophy. During his undergraduate studies, Jordan participated in the study abroad program where he spent a term in London. Also while at GSU, he served as an intern for Christian Campus Fellowship assisting with everyday functions of the nonprofit as well as heading a leadership group focused on campus outreach. He then earned a Master of Arts degree in English Education from University of Georgia where he received the Georgia Power New Teacher Grant. After teaching two years in LaGrange, Georgia, he is now pursuing his second masters here at the Institute of Higher Education while working for the UGA Athletic Association mentoring and tutoring student athletes. His research interests lie in international education.