Roberts attended Washington University in St. Louis where he studied philosophy, neuroscience, psychology, international business, Chinese, and finance. He graduated in 2010. Roberts earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2013. While in law school, Jordan wrote about Innovation Law and Policy and was the Executive Director of the Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project.
Early in his career, Roberts interned at NELLY, INC, Announce Media, Haworth, The Critical Path Institute, and National Institutes of Health. He joined Fenwick & West in 2013 and specializes in high technology and life sciences industries.