Ever wondered how Michael Jordan rose to stardom? At a young age, the man whose name would become synonymous with basketball learned to hold his head high and overcome adversity. When his wiry 5' 11"e; frame was deemed too short for his high school basketball team, Michael Jordan had the choice of whether to give up completely his dream of professional basketball or to fight on. Fortunately for the sporting world, he chose the latter. This spirit to fight and prove his detractors wrong would define his career. For more interesting facts you must read the biography. Grab your biography book now!