Born In: White Plains, New York, United States
Jordan Tucker is a rising American basketball player. Born in New York, he is the son of Lewis Tucker, a well-known music executive and sports agent. Jordan began playing basketball in high school and excelled at the university level. He initially played for the team of Duke University but then transferred to Butler University. After spending 2 years at Butler, in 2020, Jordan “tweeted” that he had been gearing up to participate in the NBA draft. He has also been in the news for his “fling” with Addison Rae, which he began on TikTok. He made several duets with her on TikTok, leading to major rumors of them dating. However, reportedly, they later broke up.
father: Lewis Tucker
mother: Lori Land
Born Country: United States
U.S. State: New Yorkers
City: White Plains, New York
education: Butler University, Duke University, White Plains High School, Archbishop Stepinac High School
Jordan Lewis Tucker was born on April 3, 1998, in White Plains, New York, U.S., to Lewis Tucker and Lori Land.
His father, Lewis Tucker, is a former president of hip-hop artist Diddy’s company Sean Combs Enterprises. Lewis also worked as an executive at Uptown Records and the Universal Music Group. Lewis Tucker then became a sports agent of major NBA players. Through him, Jordan met sports superstars such as LeBron James and Michael Jordan.
Jordan has a sister named Skylar. The late Dwight “Heavy D” Myers, who was a famous hip-hop artist and the president of Uptown Records, was his godfather.
Jordan attended the Archbishop Stepinac High School and then moved to the Wheeler School. While in high school, Jordan was a top 100 basketball prospect.
He then joined Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, which is renowned for its basketball team.
Soon, he transferred to Butler University, in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he played college basketball as a small forward. He wore jersey number 1 at Butler.
Jordan Tucker is an ace basketball player since high school. In 2015, he scored 15.6 points per game for Archbishop Stepinac, as a sophomore, and thus earned the NYSSWA all-state honors. The same year, he was part of the NBPA Top 100 Camp.
In 2016, Jordan averaged 17.8 points and 9.6 rebounds, as a junior, thus bagging the NYSSWA Class AA all-state honors.
In the class of 2017, in high school, he was ranked number 8 among small forwards and number 40 overall by ESPN. He was ranked number 68 overall by Rivals.com.
He was also chosen for the 2017 Jordan Brand Classic Regional Game. The same year, he was chosen to participate in the American Family Insurance 3-Point Championship at the Final Four held in Phoenix
Jordan transferred from Archbishop Stepinac (New York) to Wheeler before his senior year of high school. In 2017, he led Wheeler to a 22-6 record and the eighth rank in Georgia, as a senior.
At Duke University, he stayed for a semester, playing 2 games, before transferring to Butler before the spring 2018 semester.
Jordan has not played in an NCAA tournament game. When Butler played an NCAA game in 2018, he was ineligible. In 2019, the Butler Bulldogs missed the tournament, while the NCAA canceled the tournament in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
He spent 2 years at Butler, playing as a junior forward. However, in 2020, he announced through a “tweet” that he would be leaving Butler after two seasons.
He also declared that he would be part of the NBA draft process. He also said he was thankful for the support he had received from coach LaVall Jordan, the faculty, and the academic staff of Butler.
Jordan’s transfer would create a scholarship vacancy. Jordan was a prospective candidate for Big East sixth man of the year.
Jordan Tucker averaged 8.9 points and 3.8 rebounds in 22.8 minutes per game. He said his time at Butler has definitely made him “a better person.” However, he also added that “to play in the NBA” was his childhood dream and he is on his way to achieving it.
Jordan Tucker was in a public relationship with TikTok star Addison Rae. Jordan first hinted at a relationship when in April 2020, he appeared in a duet with her on TikTok. Addison’s original video was a lip-sync of the song Ooh Ahh, but Jordan captioned his duet "I can make ya oooh ahhhh alright."
Soon, Addison Rae began following Jordan Tucker on Instagram. Jordan also commented on Addison's photos, and she replied. Following this, rumors of their potential relationship surfaced. However, Jordan's fans were not too happy with the rumors. One of his fans commented "She won life ladies it's done for us.”
Jordan and Addison, however, did not confirm anything. Meanwhile, Jordan created another duet with Addison.
However, rumors now suggest that Jordan Tucker later ghosted Addison. Jordan also spoke about the same on a livestream. He said "Right now, I'm chilling. Not trying to pursue anybody,” adding that he was “not trying to pursue Addison Rae."
He revealed that some fan comments had made him rethink his relationship with Addison and they had thus decided to end it.
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