Reggie Jordan graduated from Proviso East High School in Maywood, Illinois in 1986 but did not participate in high school sports. He attended Southwestern College from 1986 to 1988 where he was an All-Pacific Coast Conference Selection both years, earning Most Valuable Player and All- State in second season. He made the top stat leaders in the state in scoring, rebounding, and defense. His coaches valued his play making, leadership, loyalty, and character most of all. At the State Tournament he led Southwestern College in virtually every category.
After graduating from SWC, Reggie played basketball for New Mexico State from 1989 to 1991 where he received several Player of the Week Awards and Player of the Month. He was also named to the First Team All- Big West Conference.
Reggie Jordan is the only Southwestern College basketball player to be selected to play in the National Basketball Association. From 1993 to 2000, he played for the Los Angeles Lakers, the Minnesota Timber Wolves, the Portland Trailblazers, and the Washington Wizards.
Reggie Jordan currently lives in Kentwood, Michigan with his wife and four healthy children, three daughters and one son.