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Michael Jordan's Daughter's Fiancé Teaches Their Son to Play Basketball in Adorable New Photo

Oyin Balogun
Dec 06, 2020
10:00 A.M.
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Michael Jordan's oldest daughter Jasmine Jordan shared a picture that showed her fiancé, Rakeem Christmas, teaching their son how to play basketball.

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Jasmine Jordan had every reason to be thankful on Thanksgiving Day, and she shared her joy with her Instagram fans with a cute post.

The mother of one shared a picture of her fiancé Rakeem Christmas, a basketballer, teaching their 1-year-old son Rakeem Michael some basketball skills on a basketball court.

National Basketball Association Hall of Fame member and legendary athlete Michael Jordan smiles before being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by U.S. President Barack Obama during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on November 22, 2016 | Photo: Getty Images

National Basketball Association Hall of Fame member and legendary athlete Michael Jordan smiles before being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by U.S. President Barack Obama during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on November 22, 2016 | Photo: Getty Images

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In the snapshot, Christmas wore a white T-shirt and black-and-white jogger pants, which he matched with black-and-white sneakers.

Baby Rakeem, whose face was blurred out in the picture, wore a cool blue and red longsleeved sweatshirt, which he matched with blue pants and white sneakers. Jasmine captioned the post:

"Thankful for the things that have been created out of love. Especially our mini human • ? • #HappyThanksgiving."

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Some of Jasmine's fans who commented on her post wished her and her family a happy Thanksgiving. One fan noted the picture was cute, while a second fan said her baby was growing fast.

Jasmine and Christmas welcomed their son in May 2019, making Michael Jordan a grandfather for the first time. The legendary basketballer has five kids, Jeffrey, Marcus, Jasmine, Ysabel, and Victoria.

She revealed she did not know who her father was as a kid and had to Google him to figure out why people were enamored with him.

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Jordan shares Jeffrey, Marcus, and Jasmine with his ex-wife, Juanita Vanoy, while he shares twin daughters, Ysabel and Victoria, with his current wife, Yvette Prietto.

Jordan has previously spoken about his relationship with his grandson, saying he loves watching and playing with the little tot. He also revealed he would want him to call him Michael.

Yvette Prieto and Michael Jordan attend the Cincoro Tequila launch at CATCH Steak on September 18, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

Yvette Prieto and Michael Jordan attend the Cincoro Tequila launch at CATCH Steak on September 18, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

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Jasmine confirmed her father's wish for her son to call him Michael, saying it took him a while to get used to being a grandpa but that he loves it.

She said she did not accept her father's wish for her son to call him Michael and told him he had to accept the grandpa title, which he eventually did.

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In an interview with The Undefeated, Jasmine spoke about her father and being a mother for the first time. She revealed she did not know who her father was as a kid and had to Google him to figure out why people were enamored with him.

The 27-year-old, who works with her father's Jordan brand, said her motherhood journey had been beautiful and that she would not trade it for anything in the world.

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