The daughter of NBA basketball legend Michael Jordan, has come out as gay by posting a picture of her and her girlfriend on Instagram.

On 29 August, Jordan’s only daughter Jasmine, 20, posted a photograph of herself and girlfriend Tyson-Thomas on the site with the caption: “This Little Closet Is Holding Me Back.”

Responding to users’ questions on whether or not she was gay, she confirmed that it is true.

Jasmine’s girlfriend is a former Syracuse Orange basketball star..

She previously wrote: “Until love, trust, honesty, respect, loyalty, commitment, genuine happiness and other characteristics or aspects I want in a relationship is defined by one gender then and only then will I discuss my sexual preference.”

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A week before posting the coming out photo, she posted a new tattoo on the same site which says: “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”

Jasmine Jordan is a junior at Syracuse University and she majors in sports management.

Michael and his ex-wife Juanita also have two sons, Jeffrey Michael, 24, basketball player and Marcus James, 22, basketball player.