A Love for Education

Jordan’s educational path began at Welby Elementary, Elk Ridge Middle School, and Bingham and Riverton High School. This led him to Brigham Young University, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude in political science/philosophy. At BYU, Jordan distinguished himself not only in academics but as a natural leader, serving as president of the BYU Phi Beta Lambda business fraternity. His prowess in public speaking earned him the title of Utah PBL Public Speaking Champion three times, alongside achieving a notable fourth place nationally in 2007.

Continuing his education, Jordan graduated from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at BYU cum laude. During his time in law school, he was awarded the Department of Education FLAS Scholarship two years in a row, a testament to his academic diligence and international relations. Jordan’s contributions as an editorial assistant for two significant publications, “Islam, Europe, and Emerging Legal Issues” and “Islam and Political-Cultural Europe,” underscore his intellectual depth and commitment to understanding complex global issues. Competing in and winning various legal competitions, Jordan honed his skills in negotiation and advocacy and represented BYU at the National Moot Court and Trial Advocacy teams. Jordan served on the Moot Court Board of Advocacy Executive Board, Trial Advocacy Executive Board, and ICLRS Law and Religion Symposium Executive Board.

Beyond his academic and extracurricular successes, Jordan’s professional qualifications are equally impressive. Admitted to the Utah Bar, US District Court for the District of Utah, and the United States Supreme Court Bar, his legal acumen and dedication to justice are well recognized. These milestones, achieved through hard work and a sincere dedication to his field, highlight Jordan’s readiness to serve and contribute to his community with humility and integrity.

International Experience

Jordan’s international experience began with a transformative Church mission in Kyiv, Ukraine, which ignited his passion for global service and legal reform. His noteworthy achievements include co-organizing Ukraine’s first jury trial competition in 2007, demonstrating an early commitment to international legal development. Jordan graduated from the Penn State University Capitals of Europe program in Strasbourg, France, where he was taught by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito.

In his role as Executive Director of the Leavitt Institute for International Development, Jordan directed initiatives to strengthen legal systems in Ukraine, Moldova, and Rwanda, showcasing his dedication to global justice and development. Fluent in Ukrainian and having studied Russian, Romanian, and French, Jordan’s linguistic skills complement his international work.

Jordan currently serves on the World Trade Center Utah Advisory Board. These experiences underscore Jordan’s profound commitment to fostering legal reform and international cooperation.

Career Success

After earning his law degree, Jordan embarked on his legal career at the Leavitt Firm, P.C., where he adeptly handled the complexities of civil litigation and criminal defense. His broad legal acumen and commitment to his clients quickly established him as a versatile advocate.

In 2014, Jordan transitioned to a pivotal role with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, focusing on negotiating and executing complex technology contracts. His expertise and leadership abilities led to a promotion in 2019, where he began overseeing the team responsible for negotiations, vendor relationships, and contracts for the Church’s meetinghouse facilities in the United States and Canada—a role he continues in today.


Jordan dedicates a significant portion of his time to volunteer efforts, driven by a deep commitment to giving back to the community. Annually, he handles several pro bono legal cases, offering his expertise to those unable to afford legal representation. Beyond his legal work, Jordan is actively involved in education, serving as a substitute teacher within the Jordan School District. He also engages directly with students by volunteering in classrooms and being invited as a guest speaker, sharing insights to enrich the student’s learning experiences.

His desire to connect and assist extends internationally; Jordan has used his fluency in Ukrainian to help families navigating the adoption process of Ukrainian orphans, serving as a translator and guide during a complex period. Locally, he has played an integral role in youth development as the Cubmaster of a Cub Scout pack, leading with dedication and fostering a spirit of community and growth among the young scouts.

Jordan also contributes his time and skills to the International Center for Law and Religion Studies, supporting efforts to promote freedom of religion and belief worldwide. Through these varied volunteer roles, Jordan not only leverages his professional skills for the greater good but also demonstrates a hands-on approach to community service and leadership.

Lifelong Republican

Jordan’s journey with the Republican Party began early, stepping into the role of State delegate at just 17 years old. This early start marked the beginning of a deep and enduring commitment to Republican values and service. Over the years, he has consistently served as both a state and county delegate, currently holding positions in both capacities. His involvement extended into his college years at BYU, where he was an active member of the BYU Republican Party Club and served as a legislative intern to the Majority Leader of the Utah House of Representatives.

Jordan’s political engagement has seen him play significant roles in various campaigns, contributing to the success of two congressional races and numerous state races. His dedication and expertise have been recognized with his election to key positions within the GOP structure. He serves on the GOP State Central Committee and has been elected as chair of the State GOP Constitution and Bylaws Committee, as well as to the county GOP Bylaws Committee. Jordan’s knowledge and leadership are often called upon, with frequent requests for him to act as a parliamentarian at GOP County Central Committee meetings and the GOP County Convention.

Through these roles and contributions, Jordan has demonstrated not just a commitment to the Republican Party, but a genuine dedication to fostering its principles and ensuring its organizational integrity and success.

Legislative Service

In 2020, Jordan was elected to the Utah House of Representatives, and quickly establishing himself as a key leader. He was appointed to the House Leadership team in 2023 and serves as the Vice-Chair of the House Rules Committee and the Chair of the House Ethics Committee. Jordan leads as co-chair of both The Point of the Mountain State Land Authority and the Blockchain and Digital Innovation Taskforce. Jordan has been assigned to serve on the Business, Economic Development, and Labor Sub-appropriation Committee, the House Political Subdivisions, Business and Labor, Transportation, and Natural Resources Standing and/or interim Committees. Additionally, his expertise in law has been recognized at a national level, through his appointment representing Utah on the Uniform Law Commission.

Jordan’s leadership and legislative prowess have not gone unnoticed. He is a recipient of prestigious awards including the Americans for Prosperity Champions of Liberty Award, the Libertas Defender of Liberty Award, and the SL Chamber of Commerce Business Champion Award. In 2022, the Council of State Governments honored him with the 20 under 40 award, recognizing emerging government leaders committed to state service. Furthering this acknowledgment, Jordan was named a Henry Toll Fellow in 2023, joining a distinguished group of leaders recognized for their exceptional service and leadership.

At the heart of Jordan’s legislative service is his advocacy for transformative legislation in areas critical to Utahns: higher education free speech, election reform, criminal justice reform, and digital innovation. Through these efforts, Jordan has significantly contributed to shaping policy that reflects the values and needs of his constituents, demonstrating a steadfast commitment to conservative values.


Jordan comes from a vibrant family, being the eldest of eight siblings. Together with his wife, Aliona, they are raising three energetic children who are deeply involved in soccer, basketball, and gymnastics. The family has made their home in South Jordan, after previously living in Herriman and Provo.

The Teuscher family cherishes their time together, whether it’s exploring new destinations, tending to their yard, or cheering from the stands at local sporting events. Their shared love for adventure, nature, and sports speaks to a family life full of activity, learning, and laughter.