Kevin Jackson
Kevin Jackson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Martin Luther King

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 190

Event:
Jumps


06/05/2013

Kevin Jackson Receives Dr. James Feurig Achievement & Service Award

06/05/2013

Michigan State Announces Major Athletic Award Winners

Le'Veon Bell named Alderton Male Athlete of the Year; Caroline Powers and Beth Rohl named Alderton Female Co-Athletes of the Year.

05/29/2013

2013 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

MSU had 113 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

05/08/2013

MSU Track & Field Heads To Big Ten Championships

Spartans leading the conference look to earn wins in individual events.

04/27/2013

Spartans Open Weekend Track & Field Competition With Four Wins

MSU posts 14 personal-best performances to kickoff at Gina Relays and Triton Invite.

Collegiate Bests
• High Jump - 2.13m/6-11¾

2012-13:
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Dr. James Feurig Achievement and Service Award Recipient
OUTDOOR: Posted a 2.00m in the high jump at the Raleigh Relays ... Earned second place at the Spartan Invitational in the high jump with a mark of 2.01m ... Earned first place at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays with a season-high high jump of 2.05m ... Competed in the high jump at Big Ten Outdoor Conference Championships, posting a mark of 2.02m.
INDOOR: Did not compete.

2011-12:
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
• Academic All-Big Ten
• NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifier
OUTDOOR:
Finished eighth in high jump with a jump of 2.05m at the Raleigh Relays...Won the high jump at the Spartan Invite with a jump of 2.11m... Hit a height of 2.00m for a second-place finish at the Jesse Owens Classic ... Recorded a jump of 2.05m in the high jump at the Drake Relays for a 12th-place finish ... Placed ninth at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a high jump of 2.11m ... At the NCAA Division I East Preliminary round, Jackson recorded a high jump of 2.02m.
INDOOR:
Placed second in the high jump with height of 2.04m at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open for a ninth-place finish ... Placed first in the high jump with a jump of 2.11m at the Notre Dame Invitational ... Finished third in high jump with a height of 2.13m at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... Placed fourth with a mark of 2.08m at the SPIRE Invite... Posted a height of 2.07m in the high jump for an eighth-place finish at the Big Ten Indoor Championships.

2010-11:
• NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifier
OUTDOOR:: Finished fourth in high jump with a jump of 2.01m at the Michigan State Spartan Invitational ... Placed second with a jump of 2.10m in the high jump at the Sun Angel Track Classic ... High jumped a height of 2.10m for a second-place finish at the Indiana University Outdoor Invitational ... Recorded a jump of 2.10m in the high jump at the Drake Relays for a ninth-place finish ... Placed fourth at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a high jump of 2.04m ... At the NCAA Division I East Preliminary round recorded a high jump of 2.11m.
INDOOR: Recorded a high jump of 2.04m at the Kentucky Track & Field Invitational for a ninth-place finish ... Placed first in the high jump with a jump of 2.11m at the Notre Dame Invitational ... Finished eighth in high jump with a distance of 2.07m at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... At the GVSU Big Meet, he high jumped 2.04m for a seventh-place finish ... High jumped a height of 2.08m for a seventh-place finish at the Big Ten Indoor Championships.

2009-10:
OUTDOOR:
Did not compete for the Spartans.
INDOOR
: Hit a season-best mark of 2.06m in the high jump at the Notre Dame Invite to place third...Competed at the GVSU Big Meet with a mark of 1.99m in the high jump...Posted a mark of 2.01m in the high jump at the Notre Dame Meyo Invite.

2008-09:
OUTDOOR: Set a season-best in the high jump at the Big Ten Championships after clearing 2.06m (6-9) at the Big Ten Championships, placing 11th overall ... Cleared 2.02m (6-7 ½) at the Jesse Owens Classic and cleared 2.00m (6-6 ¾) at both the Indiana Invitational and USF Quad Meet to round out his outdoor competition.
INDOOR: Competed in the high jump at six meets throughout the indoor season ... His season-best came at the Big Ten Championships when he cleared 2.06m (6-9) ... Cleared 2.05m (6-8 3.4) at the Meyo Invitational and leaped 2.01m (6-7) at the MSU Open ... Also cleared 2.00m (6-6 ¾) at the Notre Dame Invite.

High School:
Posted the top jump in the state in the high jump in 2008, clearing 2.08m (6-10) ... Finished second in the state in 2008 after clearing 1.98m (6-6).

Personal:
Born June, 28, 1989...Son of Gabrielle M. Jackson ... Plans to major in marketing.