19 J.J. Jackson
19 J.J. Jackson
Birth Date: 09/28/2010
Height: 5-7
Year: Junior
Hometown: Desoto, Texas
High School: Waxahachie HS
Position: 1B
Bats/Throws: L/L

2012 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 37 games while starting in 28 … played the majority of the season as a designated hitter while playing in seven games at first base … collected 17 hits on the year including one double and one home run … tied for ninth place in the conference with eight walks in 18 conference games … had her biggest game of the season against North Texas (2/11) when she tallied her first career home run … Jackson ripped her first grand slam of her career to plate three runs and give the Islanders the go-ahead 6-5 lead in the fifth inning.

2011 (FRESHMAN): Earned All-Southland honorable mention her freshman season for the Islanders…had a slugging percentage of .357 while driving in 16 runs with six doubles…season best was three hits in a game versus Texas Southern (3/27) in addition to a season-high three RBI…had three games in which she tallied three total bases…against UTSA (3/1) had a season-high 15 putouts in a game…started 31-of-42 games played in her first year.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Waxahachie High School for head coach Steve Howell...as a senior, Jackson hit .451 with seven doubles, two triples, three home runs and 38 RBI…played her first two seasons at DeSoto High School and was named first team all-district both years, team MVP as a freshman and won the team Golden Bat Award as a sophomore…after moving to Waxahachie, won the District 16-4A Newcomer of the Year award…as a senior, she earned First Team All-District 16-4A honors and was First Team All-State as a utility player while leading her team to a 23-13 record.

PERSONAL: Born Jamise Ronae Jackson on April 30, 1992, in Dallas…parents are James and Jackie Jackson…plans to major in communications.