|School: Roosevelt||Graduation Year: 1947|
Year Inducted: 2020
Sport Played: Basketball
High School Honors: 2 Basketball Letters as a starter, 1st Team All-PIL as a Junior; 3rd Team as a Senior. Certificate of Merit; All-Star Player in Golden Ball Basketball Tournament.
Post High School Career: 4-year Basketball Letterman at University of Portland. Team won 20 plus games three years, reaching the NAIA Tournament each year. He was in the U of P 1,000-point club. Jackson played with the Panel Shake AAU basketball, the Harlem Globetrotters, the Montreal Coutu Huskies, and as player-coach with the Northern Oilers. He coached the Loyola University Warriors of Montreal to the Ottawa Valley-St. Lawrence Athletic Conference championship. He received a Certificate in Organization and Administration of a Boys’ Club from the University of Illinois; was Director of the Negro Community Centre in Montreal and the St. Marks Community Center in Roxbury, Mass. He worked more than 30 years as an investment adviser in the oil industry until his retirement.