Jordan Farris was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma where he began his theatre and performance career at Choctaw High School by participating across the state in OSSAA speech/debate competitions. His early success in Oklahoma led to appearances in films and television in the Southwest Region of the U.S. Following his role in "Hoovey" and his fan-fave role of "Shane Collins" in the web series "Morganville Vampires", Jordan left the Texas/Oklahoma area and moved to Los Angeles where he's found himself working on NBC's The Night Shift, Timeless, and CBS's S.W.A.T.