Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Jourdan began dance lessons at age 7 at the Gwinnett
School of Dance. From there to Atlanta Ballet Center for Dance Education, she continued
training in ballet classically. The three summers before her 9th grade year, Jourdan trained with
the Alvin Ailey Youth Summer Camp Program.
Jourdan made it into Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performance Arts' magnet
program at Pebblebrook High School. She studied ballet, jazz, and modern dance under the
direction of Mrs. Denise Reeves, Mrs. Cindy Reiser, Mr. Lonnie Davis, Mr. Kenneth Green, and
Ms. Eileen Edwards.
After graduating high school, Jourdan was accepted into the Valdosta State University's
Theatre and Dance program as a dance major under the training of Professors: Eric Nielsen,
Sarah Wildes Arnett, Melissa Pihos, Olin Davidson, and Geoffrey Reynolds.
Jourdan began her professional career as a teacher as a fitness dance instructor at Valdosta
State University Campus Recreation. She began her professional career as a dancer at Wild
Adventures Theme Park. Upon graduation from Valdosta State with her BFA in Dance, Jourdan
currently works all across the Metro Atlanta area teaching dance. Jourdan is excited for her
continued pursuit of passion in dance and teaching!