Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Jordan was discovered in a local play by Tom Oppenheim, the grandson of the late Stella Adler. He was then brought to New York to undergo intense stage training where several agencies took notice. Shortly afterwards, Jordan visited LA where several producers took notice. Director/Producer Brian Metcalf soon spotted him and after several auditions and interviews he was chosen as the lead in the action/fantasy feature film film Fading Of The Cries. Additionally, Matthews is continuing with his successful modeling career -- now paired with New York celebrity photographer Karl Simone. He began modeling after being pursued by elite modeling agency Avenue Model Management while visiting New York. Since than, he has been pursued by Abercrombie & Fitch, Armani Exchange, Jean Paul Gautier, and Moschino.