Bill Jordan (outdoorsman)

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Biography:
– Jordan grew up in a rural home outside of Columbus, Georgia
– Youngest of three siblings
– Father, Leon, owned a boat dealership close to Lake Oliver
– Star athlete in track, basketball, and football at Columbus High School
– Received a football scholarship from the University of Mississippi

Camouflage business:
– Jordan designed his own camouflage patterns in 1986
– Patterns recognized by well-known figures in the hunting industry
– Initial breakthrough at a SHOT Show
– Collaborated with Walls and Jordans textile industry
– Company name changed to Realtree after agreement

References:
– Bill Jordans Realtree Outdoors
– Nikons Hunting Pro Staff – Bill Jordan, Founder & CEO, REALTREE
– Realtrees Monster Bucks
– Realtree: About Realtree
– Book by Nick Sisley on North Americas Top Whitetail Hunters

External links:
– Realtree page about Bill Jordan
– AdvantageCamo page about Bill Jordan
– ESPN page on Realtree Outdoors show
– Retrieved from Wikipedia page on Bill Jordan
– Categories: Living people, American fashion businesspeople, American fashion designers, People from Columbus, Georgia

Categories:
– Living people
– American fashion businesspeople
– American fashion designers
– People from Columbus, Georgia
– Hidden categories: Place of birth missing (living people), Year of birth missing (living people)

Bill Jordan is the creator of the Realtree and Advantage brands of camouflage and the host of the Monster Bucks video series and the Realtree Outdoors television show. He has made numerous appearances on outdoor television shows and has produced and assisted many up and coming leaders in the hunting industry. His slogan for Realtree being "Family, Friends and the Outdoors" signifying the importance of hunting and fishing in communities across the United States.

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