Dynamic quarterback who broke-out as a sophomore for Louisville in 2016, rushing for over 1,500 yards and tallying over 50 combined passing and rushing touchdowns on the way to winning the prestigious Heisman Trophy.
He played high school football for Boynton Beach High School, where he won the Lou Groza Award for High School Player of the Year.
He led Louisville to a dominant victory over #2 ranked Florida State in September 2016, causing Michael Vick to proclaim that Jackson was better then he was in college.
His mother is named Michelle Pittman.
His rise at Louisville caused many to compare him to former University of Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.