Michael Jordan studied at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before he was drafted by the Chicago Bulls in 1984.
Despite his tremendous success in the NBA, Jordan went back to UNC to finish his bachelor’s degree in geography.
“My father used to say that it’s never too late to do anything you wanted to do,” he told The New York Times. “And he said, ‘You never know what you can accomplish until you try.’”
The billionaire basketball star owns seven restaurants, a car dealership and a majority stake in the Charlotte Hornets.
When he bought his 90 percent stake in the Charlotte Hornets in 2010, the team was worth $175 million. Today, the Hornets are valued at over $780 million.