Track & Field
Joe Jackson - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Junior
  • High school Hilliard Darby

2009-10 (Sophomore): Cross Country – Ran in three meets for the Wildcats … Best finish was at the SEC Championships with an 8K time of 27:17 to place eighth on the team and 57th overall.

2008-09 (Freshman): Cross Country – Ran in four meets for the Wildcats … Best finish was at the SEC Championships with an 8K time of 26:06 to finish 67th overall. Indoor – Did not compete. Outdoor – Did not compete.

High School: Central District Cross Country Runner of the Year as a senior … Qualifier for Ohio State Cross Country Championships junior and sophomore years, District champion and cross country MVP final two seasons … Track and field state qualifier in the 3,200m final two seasons finishing 12th as a junior and sixth as a senior (9:23) … Ninth-place finish at Nike Outdoor Nationals with a 15:18 mark in the 5,000m … School record holder in the 5,000m, 3,200m and 1,600m runs … Coached by Jonathan Agriesti … Also played soccer freshman and sophomore years… Member of 8th-place teams at Ohio Cross Country State Championships sophomore and junior years and district champion team as a senior … Ran on track and field regional champion team as a freshman and district champion teams as a sophomore and junior … Scholar athlete and member of senior class cabinet … Also member of student athletic counsel, symphonic band, interact club, diversity club, freshman mentorship program and was a Camp Joy counselor.

Personal: Full name is Joseph Henry Jackson II … Born Dec. 14, 1989 in Roanoke, Va. … Parents are Joseph and Leonetta Jackson … Has one brother Jalen and one sister Princess-Jyla … Major is biotechnology.

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