Jordan is one of Harri’s best friends. Like Harri, he lives in Copenhagen House. He is around Harri’s age and has been expelled from school. Jordan’s mom is white, and Jordan is mixed race. He boasts about his bad behavior, which includes calling an adult “the c— word,” stabbing people, and drinking vodka. Mamma forbids Harri from hanging out with Jordan because she believes Jordan is a bad influence, but Harri does so anyway.
Jordan Character Timeline in Pigeon English
The timeline below shows where the character Jordan appears in Pigeon English. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...can see lines of flats, including the flats where elderly people and the “never-normals” live. Jordan’s mom uses the term “never-normals” to mean people who are “not right in the head.” (full context)
...They smell like cigarettes, and so do their babies. Dean is Harri’s second-best friend, after Jordan, who is Harri’s best friend “outside of school.” Dean advises Harri to put his dinner... (full context)
...sends Connor Green out of the classroom. After school, Harri brings his remote-control car to Jordan’s flat and Jordan begs to have a go. Harri enjoys watching him get increasingly desperate,... (full context)
...Harri’s flat. Harri tells Mamma it was probably a junkie but secretly thinks it was Jordan doing it as a joke. At school, Altaf and Harri discuss superheroes again. Altaf confesses... (full context)