Jourdan first started playing Gears of War in 2008. He was introduced to the game by his older cousin, who owned an Xbox 360 when he didn't. Ribs, first got into competitive game play after a friend of his noticed his ability in public matches and asking Ribs to join the GameBattles team he was on.
Ribs has also competed in other eSports titles such as Call of Duty, Super Smash Brothers for the Wii U and H1Z1 King of the Hill on Steam. During the launch years of Super Smash Brothers, Ribs lived in the Islands of Hawaii while he regularly competed. Outside of Hawaii, after placing well at multiple majors and winning local tournaments in New York, he was ranked 4th in New York state and was widely considered Top 3 in the country with the character "Ness".