Fourth-year walk-on adds depth at split end.
2010 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Did not see game action.
2009 SEASON (FRESHMAN): Did not see game action.
2008 SEASON: Redshirted . . . named Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week vs. Iowa.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Two-year letterman for Coach Mark Olson at Willowbrook High School in Villa Park, Ill. . . . earned DuPage County all-area honors after averaging 22 yards per catch as a senior . . . had a career-best 222 receiving yards and three touchdown receptions vs. Oak Park in the 2007 season opener . . . two-year starter for Coach Tim Lavorato on the Warrior basketball team . . . ranked among the state's top 100 basketball prospects by IllinoisHSBasketball.com (No. 85) . . . earned special mention all-state honors as a senior . . . all-conference selection averaged 16.3 points and 8.4 rebounds in 2007-08 while shooting 55 percent from the floor . . . led the team in scoring, rebounding and charges taken (2.0 per game) as a senior . . . participated in the 2007 Class 3A/4A King of the Hill slam dunk contest in Peoria, Ill. . . . set career highs for points (29) and rebounds (17) vs. Addison Trail as a junior . . . also lettered in track and field . . . finished ninth in the state high jump as a junior, recording a personal-best 6-5 . . . son of Sarvella Jackson . . . born Sept. 24, 1989 . . . participated in the July 2009 Heroes for Kids golf outing, benefiting Saginaw (Mich.) youth recreation programs . . . majoring in civil engineering.