2012:Received a medical hardship waiver from the NCAA, after missing the season due to a leg injury sustained during fall camp.
2011: Played 10 games at wide receiver ... caught two passes for 56 yards, both of which resulted in touchdowns ... also recorded six tackles on special team coverage ... hauled in a 43-yard touchdown pass at No. 5 North Dakota State ... caught a 13-yard touchdown pass at Missouri State.
At Michigan State: Did not see game action in 2009 or 2010 as a member of the practice squad ... redshirted in 2008 as a true freshman ... named Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week vs. Iowa.
Willowbrook HS: Two-year letterman for Coach Mark Olson . . . earned DuPage County all-area honors after averaging 22 yards per catch as a senior . . . had a career-best 222 receiving yards and three touchdown receptions vs. Oak Park in the 2007 season opener . . .also a two-year starter for Coach Tim Lavorato on the Warrior basketball team . . . ranked among the state's top 100 basketball prospects by IllinoisHSBasketball.com (No. 85) . . . earned special mention all-state honors as a senior . . . all-conference selection averaged 16.3 points and 8.4 rebounds in 2007-08 while shooting 55 percent from the floor . . . led the team in scoring, rebounding and charges taken (2.0 per game) as a senior . . . participated in the 2007 Class 3A/4A King of the Hill slam dunk contest in Peoria, Ill. . . . set career highs for points (29) and rebounds (17) vs. Addison Trail as a junior . . . also lettered in track and field . . . finished ninth in the state high jump as a junior, recording a personal-best 6-5 .
Personal: Born September 24, 1989 in Chicago ... son of Sarvella Jackson.