Hyland DeAndre Jordan Jr. was born in 1988 in Space City (Houston), Texas. Bellaire, Texas is his hometown. His brother Cory was a pitcher in the Yankees' organization, while brothers Avery and Brett were both college football offensive linemen. For high school, DeAndre attended Episcopal High School in Bellaire through to his junior year. He then transferred to Christian Life Center Academy in Kingwood, Texas for his senior season. In that final year, Jordan averaged 26.1 points, 15.2 rebounds and 8.1 blocks per contest and was named both a third-team Parade Magazine All-American and first-team Houston Chronicle All-Greater Houston member. Jordan has participated in numerous community improvement events in Los Angeles and Houston. Fans can follow Jordan on both Twitter and Instagram via @DeAndre.