Men's Track


Fred Jackson
Fred Jackson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Joliet, Ill.

High School:
Lockport Township

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 170

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
10/15/1987

AT ILLINOIS

2007 Outdoor
Competed in the triple jump at the Big Ten Championships ... Leaped a personal-best 47-2 1/2 at the Illinois Invitational ... Took third in the triple jump at the Mike Poehlein Invite.

2007 Indoor
Competed in the triple jump at the Big Ten Championships with personal-best leap of 47-6 1/2 ... Won triple jump title at the Illinois Invitational.

High School
Took third in the triple jump at the state meet ... Two-time all-conference and all-section selection ... Earned three letters in track and field.

Personal
Born Oct. 15, 1987 ... Son of Fred and Deidre Jackson ... Has two younger siblings, Erin and Jalen ... Hobbies include playing basketball and football ... Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant ... Says his father most influenced his athletic career ... Majoring in general engineering.

PERSONAL BESTS
Indoor
Triple Jump: 47-6 1/2 (14.49m)

Outdoor
Triple Jump: 47-2 1/2 (14.39m)

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