How Did Michael Jordan Change the World?

Michael Jordan changed the world by winning six national NBA championships with his team and by serving as an inspirational speaker. In 2014, he continues to remain active in the sport, despite retiring in 2003.

In addition to his role as a record-setting basketball player, Michael Jordan established the Jordan brand, which features a variety of athletic wear including the famous line of Air Jordan shoes.

Jordan frequently gives back to the community through donations to Habitat for Humanity and the Boys and Girls Club he established in Chicago in honor of his father. Most notably, he raises funds through his annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitations. Jordan has worked behind-the-scenes within the NBA for several years, serving as a member of the office team for the Charlotte Bobcats.