Jordan grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas and sang as a teenager, also beginning to act in high school. He graduated from Ithaca College, where he earned a BFA in musical theatre. In , he starred as Alex in The Little Dog Laughed at Hartford Theatreworks, for which he received a Connecticut Critics' Circle Nomination. Later in the same year, he played the role of Tom Sawyer in Big River at the Goodspeed Opera House in Connecticut. He appeared in the Broadway cast of Rock of Ages in . He also made a television appearance, guest starring on NBC's Law & Order: SVU in the episode "Streetwise".
Jeremy starred as an alternate for the leading role of Tony in the Broadway revival of West Side Story
. He also starred as Clyde Barrow in the pre-Broadway Sarasota, Florida tryout of the new musical, Bonnie & Clyde by Frank Wildhorn
and Don Black. He played Jack Kelly
in the stage version of Newsies at the Papermill Playhouse in New Jersey in September and October . He debuted the role of Clyde when the show opened on Broadway on December , . The show closed on December , after performances.
He stars in the Warner Bros film, Joyful Noise, also starring Queen Latifah, Keke Palmer
and Dolly Parton
, which opened on January , .
Jeremy will play newsboy leader Jack Kelly in Newsies on Broadway starting in March .
Jordan is engaged to marry actress Ashley Spencer.