Former Syracuse basketball player Rakeem Christmas engaged to Michael Jordan’s daughter
Christmas, the former Syracuse University basketball player, is now engaged to Jasmine Jordan, the daughter of NBA legend Michael Jordan.
Jasmine Jordan announced the couple’s engagement on her Twitter page on Sunday.
Like Christmas, Jasmine Jordan also attended Syracuse University; she co-headlined SU’s Orange Madness in 2012 with Scoop Jardine. She graduated with a degree in sports management.
Christmas was a starter on the Syracuse team that advanced to the 2013 Final Four. As a senior in 2015, he led the Orange in scoring (17.5 point per game) and rebounding (9.1 per game).
Christmas has played in the NBA for the Indiana Pacers, who selected him in the second round of the 2015 draft. He has also played in the NBA’s D-League and for pro teams in both Turkey and New Zealand.