Introducing … Justin Jackson
School (city, state): Homeschooled (Tomball, Texas)
Year in school: Class of 2014
My dream job, outside of being a professional athlete, would be … a commodity trader
If you’d see my iPod, you’d find … pop, Christian rap and old school stuff
I currently drive a … Highlander
Someday, I’d like to be driving … an Audi
The best part about my hometown is… everything is close together
My dream city to be living in 10 years from now is … Seaside, Fla.
The ultimate compliment is when I get compared with … Kevin Durant and Reggie Miller
If I could be teammates with one pro athlete in any sport, it’d be…Tim Tebow
If I could meet anybody, it would be … Tim Tebow
The websites I couldn’t live without are … I don’t really get on the Internet. My favorite app is Instagram.
The greatest meal ever is … anything with chicken
Best movie of all-time is … “Remember the Titans”
My can’t-miss TV show is … The Fresh Prince of Bel–Air
My favorite pro team is … the Spurs and the Dallas Cowboys
Worst thing about pro sports is … how high some of the players are exalted and the way they live their lives really isn’t a life that kids should be looking at
Best uniforms in sports belong to … Seattle Seahawks
One thing my coach always says that I’ll never forget … Don’t ever let opponents see you down because that’s when they go even harder at you.
I will consider myself a success when … I don’t know if I’ll ever consider myself successful. It’s an ongoing process.
If I won the lottery, the first thing I’d buy is … an Audi
If I could tell one person thanks, it would be … my parents for everything they do and all the time they put in with me.
Ready to be “introduced” to the high school sports world? Submit your answers to the above questions – with a photo of yourself – to Suzanne Schwerer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JASON JORDAN’S WHAT I’M THINKING TODAY …
Last week the winner of the “Smackdown of the Week” award recorded 11 pancake blocks in one game.
The competition is fierce every week for the coveted awards, but with the playoffs in full swing it seems to be picking up even more.
So who will turn in performances worthy of my weekly awards?
I’ll be watching.
WHAT I CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF RIGHT NOW …
“One of my dunks I did at our midnight madness.” – St. John Bosco (Bellflower, Calif.) point guard Tyler Dorsey
– Jason Jordan