Jordan McDonald was born in Richmond, VA. She grew up dancing and graduated from Clover Hill High School with an Honors Diploma in 2002. She attended Virginia Commonwealth University and graduated in 2006 with a Bachelors of Science in Mass Communications: Public Relations. In 2007, she moved to Portland, OR and performed with Pure Dance Company, taught dance around the city, and did freelance print design and internet marketing. In 2010, she moved to Columbus, GA and currently works for The Ledger-Enquirer as a Media Consultant and teaches dance at Columbus State University's Ballet Conservatory. She's currently working towards her Masters in Internet Marketing.