2011-12 - FRESHMAN: Jackson appeared in 24 games, drawing two starts, before a leg injury derailed him late in the season ... averaged 3.3 ppg and 1.5 rpg while shooting 42.7 percent from the field and 32.0 percent from three-point range ... earned starts in contests against American and Lehigh during the first half of Patriot League play ... scored a season-high 12 points (5-of-9 FGs, 2-of-3 3Ps) in a post-Thanksgiving matchup against Albany ... added 11 points on 5-of-7 shooting in just 16 minutes against Colgate ... started the season 6-of-13 from three-point range in the first 10 games, but went just 2-of-12 from long distance in the last 19 games ... grabbed four rebounds against Quinnipiac ... tallied seven points against both Penn State Altoona and Lehigh ... netted at least five points on four other occasions during the year ... played at least 20 minutes four times during the year, including a season-high 24 against Lehigh in his second start of the season ... dished out just six assists on the year, including two against Holy Cross on Feb. 8.
HIGH SCHOOL: Jackson spent the 2010-11 season at Mercersburg Academy after graduating from Calvert Hall College in 2010 ... lettered three times as the shooting guard at Calvert Hall College ... teamed with fellow Navy recruit Chall Montgomery to form an explosive duo at Mercersburg ... a defensive specialist, Jackson was twice named the Baltimore Catholic League's Defensive Player of the Year in both 2009 and 2010 ... was selected as the 2010 Baltimore Catholic League Tournament MVP, leading Calvert Hall to its first league title since 1997 ... in the semifinals, Jackson scored 29 points, including 15 in the fourth quarter and overtime, to help the Cardinals top St. Frances, 67-62 ... the next night, Jackson then scored 13 points in a 46-44 victory over No. 1-ranked Mount St. Joseph, to give Calvert Hall the league title ... earned Baltimore Sun second-team All-Metro honors in 2010 ... stayed committed to Navy after receiving interest from American, Morgan State, Old Dominion, Loyola (Md.), St. Francis (Pa.) and Tulane during his year at Mercersburg ... developed into a potent scorer at Mercersburg, averaging 22.1 ppg, 6.8 rpg, 6.0 apg and 2.1 spg.
MISCELLANEOUS: Born June 17, 1992 ... Son of William Russell and Deborah Gibson ... father, William Russell, is the head basketball coach at Masonville Cove Academy ... majoring in political science.