Deloris Jordan

Deloris Jordan is Michael Jordan’s mother and the coauthor of 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.

Books by this Author

A Child's Book of Prayers and Blessings
Dream Big
Baby Blessings
Michael's Golden Rules
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Enjoying each day

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Warmth for peoples.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. A Gospel Singer.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Not being obedience to God purpose for me.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Faith///honesty///confidence