UNC Men's Basketball Bio
44 Justin Jackson


Named one of the nation's top 20 high impact newcomers for 2014-15 by ESPN.com in August 2014 • Also named one of the nation's top 20 wing players by SI.com • Named preseason second-team All-ACC by Athlon.



Played for Coach Mike Decker for the Homeschool Christian Youth Association Warriors • Parade All-America and second-team USA Today All-America • Played in the McDonald's All-America Game and Jordan Brand Classic • Won the Maravich Award (2011), the Sullivan Award (2012) and the Jefferson Award (2013) as the top home schooled player in the country • Earned co-Most Valuable Player honors at the McDonald's Game after scoring 23 points on 11 of 14 shooting from the floor • Also the recipient of the Jack Daly Sportsmanship Award at the McDonald's game • Led HCYA Warriors to national championship in 2012 • Averaged 31.5 points, 9.1 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.9 blocks in 40 games as a senior • Led HCYA Warriors to 30-13 record in 2014 and a berth in the national title game • Scored 41 points in double overtime loss in the finals • Houston Chronicle's All-Greater Houston team • VYPE's (high school sports magazine) Houston Area Player of the Year • Teamed with Theo Pinson to earn a gold medal for the USA at FIBA Americas U-16 championship in 2011 in Mexico • Scored 13 points in gold medal game against Argentina • Attended Lone Star College as part of his home schooling • Born Justin Aaron Jackson • Birthday is March 28 • Son of Lloyd and Sharon Jackson • His father ran track at Blinn Junior College and his mother played basketball there.

Position: Forward/Guard
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 193
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Tomball, Texas
High School: Home School Christian Youth Association
Major: Undeclared
UNC North Carolina Men's Basketball

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