Jordan has dedicated his life to public service, working for President Obama, a federal judge in DC, the District’s Medicaid agency, and on Capitol Hill. A fifth generation DC resident, he lives in Shaw with his wife.
Making Government Work Better
Jordan has spent his career making government services better and easier to access.
Most recently, Jordan worked for a District agency that’s making it easier for residents to enroll in programs like Medicaid and housing and homelessness services.
Previously, Jordan was Deputy Legislative Director and lead health care staffer for US Senator Amy Klobuchar, where he worked to protect Obamacare and bring down prescription drug prices.
During the Obama Administration, he was Chief of Staff of an agency dedicated to modernizing the healthcare system for doctors, nurses, and their patients. He also helped identify billions of dollars in cost savings at the Department of Homeland Security and worked on policies that led to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Jordan also served as a law clerk to a judge on DC’s federal trial court.
In 2008, Jordan was a field organizer in Iowa for the Obama for America campaign before returning to Washington to work for the Obama-Biden Presidential Transition Team.
Jordan graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Law School.
Jordan meets with President Obama in the Oval Office
Jordan and Julie got married in Ward 2
Rooted in Ward 2
Jordan lives in Shaw with his wife, Julie.
He and Julie, his brothers, his mom, and his grandma were all born in Ward 2. He has worked in Ward 2 and he and Julie met and got married in Ward 2.
Jordan’s great-great-grandparents and great-grandparents immigrated to DC. His great-grandma operated Sherman’s Market on Benning Road. His grandpa ran Standard Tire and Battery on H Street. His grandma graduated from Roosevelt High School. His mom attended Keene and LaSalle Elementary Schools.
Jordan attended Washington Hebrew Congregation growing up. He’s now a member of Adas Israel Congregation.
Jordan serves as Co-President of the American Constitution Society’s DC Chapter. He’s also a member of the Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) committee that reviews liquor license applications for establishments in Shaw/Logan Circle.
For fun, Jordan plays soccer with Fever FC as part of District Sports, enjoys musical theater, and spends time with his many family members in the DC area.
Five Generations in DC
Early 1900sJordan’s great-great-grandmother in DC
1950sJordan’s great-grandma, grandma, and mom near their home on Oglethorpe Street
2017Jordan and his grandma visit the site of his grandpa’s store on H Street
2019Jordan and Julie near their home in Shaw
Because Jordan’s participating in DC’s new public financing program, he’s only taking donations up to $50. If you’re a DC resident, your donation will be matched 5 to 1.