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Overview (1)

Height 5' 2" (1.57 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jordan can be seen in episodes of Criminal Minds, Nickelodeon's Big Time Rush, in the Cameron Diaz film Bad Teacher, and heard in the Warner Brothers/HD Films' animated series CHADAM, also starring Katey Sagal, as the voice (and motion) of Ripley.

She has completed over 20 independent films, several festival bound, and plays the lead role of Elizabeth/Dorothy in Breaking Glass Pictures' feature film After the Wizard, which screened at The International Family Film Festival and was released in the U.S., U.K., and Germany. Jordan played student and survivor, Crystal Woodman Miller, in the 2014 production of The Columbine Project, and played the daughter of Brian Scannell, from Ben Affleck's Gone Baby Gone and The Town, in the indie feature The Wolves of Savin Hill, which premiered at the 2014 San Diego Film Festival and won the prestigious Chris Brinker Award for Director John Hill, and the Audience Feature Film Choice Award at the 2015 Independent Filmmaker's Showcase (IFS Film Festival).

Jordan won the 2013 Young Artist Award for Best Actress for her performance in After the Wizard, was nominated for her performance in the short film Detention (2013), won the 2011 Young Artist Award for Best Actress in a Voice Over role for her performance as Ripley in CHADAM, and was recognized at the 2010 Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a TV Series, Guest Starring Young Actress, for her performance as Jenny Shrader (kidnapped by her convict father played by Lee Tergeson) in Criminal Minds. In addition, Jordan was honored with a CARE (Child Actor Recognition Event) Award in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

A Memphis native, Jordan began in radio doing weather reports for Clear Channel at the age of six. After relocating to South Florida Jordan pursued acting in community theatre, and is now living in Los Angeles pursuing her dream. She has studied at the Yale Conservatory for Actors, Sanford Meisner Center, The Second City and The Groundlings.

Jordan is an active fund raiser for the Ronald McDonald House and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, TN. She's also a supporter of the March of Dimes and assists her Chicago family with their annual March of Dimes fund raiser. In addition to acting, Jordan loves writing and photography, is an avid NBA fan (loves basketball!), and has a fraternal twin brother.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: RAW

Trivia (3)

Named after Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls.
Avid NBA fan.
Has a fraternal twin brother.

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