Jack Jackson - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 26


  • height 5-11
  • Weight 165
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Lexington, Ky.
  • High school Henry Clay

2016 – Freshman

  • Redshirt season

High School

  • A two-year starter and three-year letter winner at Henry Clay for head coach Sam Simpson
  • Did not see action his senior season due to injury
  • Lettered his senior season in track, competing in the 100m, 200m, 4×100 relay and 4×200 relay
  • Member of the 4×100 and 4×200 state championship relay team in 2016, helping Henry Clay win the boys’ state title
  • Three-time honor roll student
  • Chose UK over Eastern Kentucky, Louisville and Western Kentucky


  • Born in Lexington, Ky.
  • Son of James and Carla Jackson
  • Major is pre-journalism

Jack Says

  • He chose UK because he wanted to represent his hometown and go to a good school
  • Other than playing in the NFL, his dream job is to be sports broadcaster
  • His sports hero is Julio Jones because he’s a dog on the field
  • His favorite part of game day is seeing all the fans at the Cat Walk
  • Most people don’t know that he can play the piano
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