Jordan Frantz was born and raised in Halifax, PA, where he has lived his entire life. He graduated form Halifax Area High School and went on to receive a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Bloomsburg University.
He was introduced to weight lifting in the year 2000, his freshman year of college by his roommate Kelby Hunt. It has been his true passion ever since. He combines this passion with his love for helping others by motivation and sharing his own life experiences.
At the age of seventeen, Jordan watched as a three-legged toad tried to climb an embankment. In an instant, he realized just how much it paralleled his own life (living with Cerebral Palsy) and knew this metaphor was something he wanted to model his life after. Faced with many obstacles, he adopted the moniker "TheUnlikelyToad" to symbolize the ability to OVERCOME. Nicknames: Toad, J-Don, or Gordy Location: Halifax, Pennsylvania Born: May 3, 1982 Height: 5'7 Weight: 160 lbs. Years Bodybuilding: 5 years Favorite Bodyparts: Shoulders Favorite Exercises: Chest Press, Seated Rows Favorite Supplements: Clout, Scorch, Vaporize, Pure ALA and NHA Stack Hobbies: Watching a good flick, Reading, FootballAn Interview With The Toad: How Jordan Frantz Overcame Cerebral Palsy! Some people would simply give up and let the cards lead their lives whether they are dealt a good or bad hand. Well in this inspirational interview we talk to someone who has successfully overcome major adversity. Read to learn more about... the Toad. Section: Contests :: Jun 01, 2005