Russell Jordan was born July 29, 1972 in Queens, New York. He is the oldest of six children. After graduating from high school, he studied mathematics for a time at Clark Atlanta University. He transferred to York College of City University of New York where he would change his field of study, earning his bachelors degree in Speech Communications with a concentration in Theater.
He worked on his craft working with various off-off-Broadway theater companies and festivals. Many of his onstage performances have received positive reviews, and in 2013, he earned an Outstanding Actor in a Staged Reading Award from the Planet Connections Theater Festivity.
Russell's on-screen credits include CBS's police drama "Blue Bloods", and the groundbreaking web series "Anyone But Me".