Jordan is a graduate of Churchville-Chili High School and Marist College.
While at Churchville, Jordan played in three straight sectional championship games from 2008-2010, earning MVP of the 2009 tournament. He was also Selected to All-Greater Rochester and All-New York State teams in 2010.
While attending Division 1 Marist College, Jordan led the team in starts, innings pitched and strikeouts as a senior. He was also selected team captain for his senior season.