Jordan grew up in Southeastern Minnesota. During high school, he enlisted in the Minnesota Army National Guard. After graduation, he was trained as a Radiologic Technologist by the National Guard. Upon completion of his training, he spent a few months working at a local hospital, finally accepting a position at the Chippewa County War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He worked for CCWMH for eight years providing skilled, compassionate care to the region's residents.
In 2000, Jordan returned to Minnesota and made a permanent home with his family in Preston. He began working his way up through the ranks in the retail sector to his current position of Zone Supervisor at Wal-Mart. In 2005, Jordan began attending Rochester Community and Technical College, graduating in 2008 with an Associate's degree in Associates degree in Chemistry.
Jordan has been married for 22 years to Rebecca Fontenello nee' Mensink, also a lifelong Minnesota resident. In 2007, they welcomed a son, Aeric. The Fontenellos enjoy traveling, camping, and hiking as a family. In his spare time, Jordan enjoys woodworking and photography.