Kelly Jordan



How he qualified: 10th in Angler of the Year

Hometown: Mineola, Texas.

Birthdate: 9-2-1970

Age: 36

Height: 5-11"

Weight: 190

Married: Single

Fishing strength: Fishing in grass, offshore structure

Fishing weakness: Fishing a shaky head

Interesting Info

Past job: He went to college to be a doctor but then became successful in fishing. "Pro fisherman or a doctor. Pro fisherman worked out."

Other sports achievements: Was an all-state soccer player his senior year of high school

Started fishing at age: 4. "Granddad took me out to a trout pond in North Carolina. My first fish was a trout."

• Jordan finished 20th in the 2002 Classic on Lay Lake.

• His best Classic finish was his last Classic in 2004, when he finished fifth on Lake Wylie in Charlotte, N.C.

• Two of Jordan's four victories with BASS have come in Alabama: Top 150 Pro on Lake Wheeler in 2001 and Tour Pro on Lake Guntersville in 2002.