A positive light in the darkest of times
This multi-talented performer has been featured on the covers of numerous magazines and publications. He has been interviewed on international television shows like, “Balitang America” and “Probe Team”, and national shows like “Stir T.V.”. Local shows include “Emme’s Island Moments”, “American Idol” specials, “Dining Out with Chai”, “Living Local with the Baraquios” and more.
Jordan's talents also include voice-over work. In 2010, he provided the lead voice-over for a puppet character in the musical short film, “The Green Tie Affair”. The film premiered at the 2010 Hawaii International Film Festival. Jordan also narrated the children’s audio book, “Penelope & Patches, Adventures on the High Sea”, which is available for download on Amazon and iTunes..
In 2012, Jordan was invited to perform nightly with Philippine Superstar, Lani Misalucha, as her Special Guest performer in the “Lani Misalucha Show”, at the Magic of Polynesia Showroom in Waikiki. Jordan was also one of four performers to headline, “Return to Paradise”, a nightly variety show in Waikiki. The following year, Jordan was the only featured singer in, "Aloha Live", a nightly cirque-type dinner show in Waikiki.
Jordan is also very passionate about giving back and continuously volunteers his time and talent to worthy causes and non-profit organizations. He has been the Spokesperson for “Adult Friends for Youth”, a non-profit organization that assists students throughout the State of Hawaii and helps at-risk youth. For more than 10 years, Jordan participated in the D.A.R.E. Tour for Hawaii students encouraging them to be drug-free and to never give-up in striving to reach their goals.
Jordan also volunteers with the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii and lends his support for animal rescue organizations.
In recognition for his years of community service, Jordan received the prestigious “Ola Pono Award” in 2007 and the “Outstanding Young Persons Award” from the Hawaii Jaycees in 2010.
When Jordan is not busy performing or in front of the camera, he enjoys staying physically active, often hiking and running outdoors. His other interests include health and fitness, cooking, and spirituality.
Jordan Segundo is a role model for the youth of today and an inspiration to many. His genuine warm personality and caring attitude has created a huge fan base for him in Hawaii and beyond. His passion for singing, acting and performing is evident and with his positive attitude and determination, he is committed to reaching his goals and living his dreams.
Jordan Segundo is an experienced television host and broadcast journalist, as well as a professional singer and actor. A mix of Hawaiian, Japanese, German, and Filipino, Jordan's mixed ethnicity gives him a universal and inclusive perspective that allows him to engage, inform, and entertain diverse communities.
Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Jordan has a bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He is currently an anchor/reporter and weather anchor at CBS13 Sacramento & Good Day Sacramento in Northern California.
Prior to joining CBS13/Good Day, Jordan was a weekend morning anchor, reporter, and weather anchor at KITV4 Island News in Honolulu, Hawaii. Jordan also gained considerable on-camera experience at KHON2 News in Honolulu, taking on different roles including, "American Idol" commentator, FOX VIP Correspondent, and as a weekly contributor for the daily lifestyle show, "Living808". He has reported from the red carpet at the American Country Awards, the Glee Live Tour in Las Vegas and on the set of " LIVE! with Kelly Ripa".
Jordan's passion for performing began at a very young age; competing in numerous talent competitions, participating in Musical Theater, and performing at various functions and events. It was in those early years of performing that Jordan realized his dreams of becoming a professional entertainer, and learned the value of hard-work and dedication..
In 2003, as a High School senior, Jordan achieved national recognition in the popular television show, “American Idol”. Seventy-five thousand singers from across the nation auditioned, and Jordan was selected as a Top 32 semi-finalist in Season Two. Earning him the recognition as the first singer from Hawaii and first Asian-American to be featured on the show.
Jordan’s popularity skyrocketed since his appearance on, "American Idol." He has performed in various events and concerts in Hawaii and around the nation. In 2005, Jordan released his first full-length CD featuring ten songs in a variety of styles. His other musical recordings include two songs for a Christmas Compilation for a Philippines' Children’s Orphanage, and on legendary producer, Tom Moffatt's "Legacy 2 Compilation CD".
In 2006, Jordan was invited to play the leading role of, “Lun Tha”, in The Hawaii Opera Theatre’s production of “The King and I”, with Richard Chamberlain in the role of The King.