Before UTEP (Texas): 2012 Outdoor: Won the Big 12 triple jump title with a season-best mark of 15.93m (52-03.25) ... also earned All-Big 12 honors in the long jump with a fifth-place jump of 7.54m (24-09.00) and in the 4x100m relay with leading to a third-place finish ... took sixth in the long jump (7.19m, 23-07.25m) and triple jump (15.18m, 49-09.75) at the Penn Relays ... won his first triple jump competition of the season with a leap of 15.00m (49-03.50) at the Longhorn Invitational ... ran to third in the 100m dash with a time of 10.34 at the Texas Invitational ... jumped to third-place finish in the long jump (7.23m, 23-08.75) and a fifth-place finish in the triple jump (15.56m, 51-00.75) at the Texas Relays ... won the long jump at the UCLA Dual with a jump of 7.35m ... also placed third in the triple jump with a mark of 14.13m.
Indoor: Big 12 Champion in the triple jump with a winning mark of 15.31m (50-02.75) ... also recorded a ninth-place finish in the long jump at Big 12s ...grabbed second place in the triple jump at the Arkansas Last Chance meet with a mark of 15.31m (50-02.75) ... leaped a triple jump season-best of 15.71m (51-06.50) at the Don Kirby Invite ... jumped a 7.34m (24-01.00) in the long jump and a 15.00m (49-02.50) in the triple jump at the New Balance Invitational ... placed fifth in the triple jump at the Razorback Invitational with a jump of 15.65m (51-03.75) ... placed eighth in the 60m dash with a time of 6.84 and ninth in the triple jump with a mark of 51-03.75 at the Razorback Invitational ... finished first in the triple jump (50-06.75), second in the 60m (6.81) and fourth in the long jump (23-02.50) at the Arkansas Dual.
2011 Outdoor: Earned All-Big 12 honors in two ... finished sixth in the triple jump (51-0/15.54m) and eighth in the long jump (24-6.25/7.47m) at the Big 12 Championships ... posted a triple jump of 50-10.25 (15.50m) to place fourth in the championship section at the Penn Relays and long jumped 23-1.25 (7.04m) for a 15th-place finish in the college section ... jumped a career-best 25-0 (7.62m) in the long jump, placing third and clocked a wind-aided 10.49 100-meter time at the Michael Johnson Classic ... long jumped 24-9.75 (7.56m), placing second and triple jumped 50-8 (15.45m) to finish seventh in the invitational section at the Mt. SAC Relays ... posted a long jump of 24-7.25 (7.50m) to finish 10th at the Texas Relays ... won the triple jump (52-6/16.00) and placed fourth in the long jump (24-4.50/7.43m) at the UT/Arkansas/UCLA tri meet.
Indoor: Placed 16th at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a triple jump of 49-3.75 (15.03m) ... triple jumped 49-11.75 (15.23m) to place third at the Arkansas Last Chance Meet ... took fourth in the triple jump at the Big 12 Indoor Championships with a mark of 51-5.50 (15.68m), earning all league honors ... also finished 10th in the long jump, leaping 23-7.25 (7.19m) ... won the triple jump at the Don Kirby Invitational with a personal-best mark of 52-5.25 (15.98m) and took fourth in the long jump, with a personal-best jump of 24-7.25 (7.50m) ... recorded a 15th-place finish in the championship long jump (22-5.25/6.84m) and a 12th-place finish in the championship triple jump (47-5.25/14.46m) at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational ... earned a 10th-place finish in the long jump (23-0.75/7.03m) and an eighth-place finish in the triple jump with a personal-best mark of 50-9.25 (15.47m) at the Razorback Invitational ... posted second-place finishes in the long jump (24-3.75/7.41m) and the triple jump (50-3.75/15.32m) at the UT vs. Arkansas Dual Meet.
High School: Won both the long jump (23-5.75) and triple jump (49-8.75) at the UIL State Championships as a senior ... placed second (6-6) in the high jump at the UIL State Championships ... won the long jump (24-8.25) and triple jump (50-6) at the Texas Relays ... leapt 51-10.75 in the triple jump at the Nike Indoor Nationals, placing first and setting a meet record... won the UIL State Championship in the triple jump as a junior with a jump of 49-10.75 ... district Champion in the triple jump, high jump, 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400-meter relays as a junior ... won District Championships in 100m, 200, triple jump and high jump as a sophomore ... placed second in the triple jump at the UIL State Championships as a sophomore ... named Austin American-Statesman Prep Athlete of the Year in 2010 ... tabbed 24-3A Basketball Offensive MVP ... three-year letterman in basketball and football ... four-year letterman in track and field and basketball, three-year letterman in football.
Personal: Born in Austin, Texas ... son of LaTonya Ephriam and Mark Jackson ... has three siblings (Mikhala, Malik and Knala) ... enrolled in the college of liberal arts.