Jackson Moore - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 35


  • position Kicker
  • height 5-10
  • Weight 156
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Waxhaw, N.C.
  • High school Marvin Ridge

High School
• Rated a five-star kicker by several services
• Four-year starter at kicker for head coach Aubrey Carter at Marvin Ridge
• Hit 7-of-10 field goals and was perfect on PATs as a senior
• Earned All-County, All-Conference and was named first-team All-State by, Union County High School Football (UCHSF) and Prep Redzone North Carolina
• Named the 4A Southern Carolina Conference Special Teams Player of the Year in 2021 and 2022
• Earned an invitation to the Carolina Bowl and the Queen City Senior Bowl in 2022
• Two-year letterwinner on the track team as a long jumper
• Excelled in the classroom as a four-year honor roll student with a 4.3 grade point average
• Also excelled in the community with over 100 hours of community service
• Elected Homecoming King as a senior and was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes
• Chose Kentucky over East Carolina

• Born in Charlotte, North Carolina
• Son of Brad and Nicole Moore
• Has one sister, Kennedy
• Major is pre-management

Jackson Says
• His nickname is “J-Mo”
• One thing most people don’t know about him is that he played soccer for the US National Team in the 5th and 6th grade, traveling to Costa Rica, Canada and Colombia … He also used to race Bandelero cars at the Charlotte Motor Speedway
• Three words to describe him are helpful, confident and kind
• Besides playing football, he’s also really good at knowing about sneakers
• If he could go back in time and change one thing he would have played football sooner

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