Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963) is a former professional basketball player. He was a dominant player for the Chicago Bulls and was part of the teams that won two three-peats in the 1990s. After that, he was a part owner and player for the Washington Wizards until his retirement. Jordan's professional career in the NBA lasted from 1984 to 2003. Previously, he played college basketball for the University of North Carolina.