The name of Michael Jordan conjures images of the broad smile, the friendly voice and the sports hero for kids around the world. Jordan’s image and integrity has been maintained throughout his playing and post basketball performances. He has set himself apart as one of the greatest sports icons in history.
Michael Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1963. His family relocated to Wilmington, North Carolina to raise their kids. Early on, Michael fell in love with sports, but his choice was baseball rather than basketball. Although good at baseball, his older brother was his personal hero and played basketball; so Michael wanted to follow in his footsteps.
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