June 26, 2009

Jeff Jordan Leaving Illinois Basketball

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Respect to Jeff Jordan for the courage to go against the huge expectations everyone must have for what he will do with his life.

Jeff Jordan Leaving Illinois Basketball

Michael Jordan's son Jeff Jordan has announced that he us leaving the University of Illinois basketball team next year because his heart is just not into the sport.

"I loved playing for the Fighting Illini and appreciate the support I was given by my teammates, coaches and the great fans here," said Jeff Jordan about leaving. "But I have come to the point where I'm ready to focus on life after basketball. I will concentrate on earning my degree from the University of Illinois and the opportunities that await upon graduating."

Jeff Jordan was a basketball walk-on before earning a scholarship spot and slightly more minutes from Illinois coach Bruce Weber in his sophomore season, reports Yahoo Sports. With Jeff Jordan Leaving Illinois, Michael's youngest son Marcus Jordan is now his lone offspring playing on the collegiate level. The athlete, who led his high school to a state title last month, in April announced his verbal commitment to play at Central Florida next season.

Jeff Jordan Leaving Illinois Basketball

Posted at June 26, 2009 3:02 AM

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