As per our current Database, Vernon Jordan is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Vernon Jordan is 86 years, 2 months and 9 days old. Vernon Jordan will celebrate 87rd birthday on a Monday 15th of August 2022. Below we countdown to Vernon Jordan upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Vernon Jordan|
|Occupation||Civil Rights Leader|
|Age||85 years old|
|Born||August 15, 1935 (Georgia)|
Vernon Jordan’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.
Vernon Jordan was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.
After working with fellow civil rights Activist Donald L. Hollowell on a lawsuit against the University of Georgia for the institution's racially discriminatory admissions policies, this attorney held executive positions with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the National Urban League, and the United Negro College Fund.
After graduating from Indiana's DePauw University, he earned a J.D. from the Howard University School of Law.
He survived a 1980 murder attempt in Fort Wayne, Indiana. In 1996, serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin confessed that he had shot Jordan.
His first marriage, to Shirley Yarbrough, resulted in a daughter named Vickee. Following his first wife's death, he married Revlon executive Ann Dibble Jordan.
During the early 1990s, he was an adviser to President Bill Clinton.