Jackson is a three-time varsity letterman in both football and wrestling at Sam Barlow High School. This year, he tied for second most receiving touchdowns in the state with six, and had 375 yards receiving. Jackson was voted by his teammates as the Most Valuable Player on offense. As a student, Jackson is one of the top seniors in his class maintaining a 3.94 GPA. He is also a member of the National Honors Society where he helps volunteers for his community. Off the field, Jackson spends his time tutoring math, coaching both Girls on the Run and the Sam Barlow Mat Club, and skiing.