Deloris Jordan

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Deloris Jordan is a 1 time AALBC.com Bestselling Author

Deloris Jordan was born September 1941 in Rocky Point, NC and is the mother of legendary NBA Basketball player, Michael Jordan she s the coauthor of AALBC.com bestselling children’s book, Salt in His Shoes, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, which Booklist called “inspirational;” Did I Tell You I Love You Today?, illustrated by Shane W. Evans, which was called “a tender read-aloud” by Kirkus Reviews; and Dream Big. She is also the author of Family First: Winning the Parenting Game, a book highlighting the seven principles of parenting.

Through her work with the James Jordan Foundation in Chicago, Illinois, as well as the Jordan Institute for Families at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mrs. Jordan is widely regarded as an advocate for children and families. The mother of five children and the grandmother of eleven, Mrs. Jordan lives in Chicago.

Ms. Jordan’s daughter, Delores E. Jordan, wrote a memoir which describes the painful details of losing her virginity to her, Ms. Jordan’s husband, James Jordan. Mr. Jordan was murdered in 1993 when he was just 56 years old.

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