As A Freshman (2009): Played in the last game of the season against Fairfield (April 25).
Before St. John's: Played three years with the Overlake School Owls ... was team captain his senior season ... earned first team all-conference honors in 2008 ... named to the 2008 All-Washington team as a defender ... was a member of the Owls' state semi finalist teams in 2006 and 2008 ... was part of the Junior Statesman Foundation (JSA).
Off The Field: Mark Gerard Jackson Jr. ... born May 12, 1990 in Plattsburgh, N.Y. ... son of Mark Gerard and Bridget Ann Jackson ... a government/politics major with an emphasis in pre-law ... wants to someday be President of the United States ... once lived in the Philippines ... notes winning the state quarterfinals in triple overtime his sophomore year as the most thrilling moment in his lacrosse career.
Jackson Up Close
Favorite TV Show: "Californication."
Favorite Pro Athlete: Professional runner Steve Prefontaine.
Favorite Book: "Death in Venice" by Thomas Mann.
Favorite Food: Asian cusine.