Isaiah Jackson is a renowned American professional basketball player. Isaiah Jackson is currently playing for the Indiana Pacers of the NBA (National Basketball Association).
Table of Biography
Early Life and Education
Isaiah Jackson was born Isaiah Ju’mar Jackson on 10th January 2002. He stepped into this world in his birthplace, Pontiac, Michigan, United States. With this, his age is currently 20 years old while he holds American nationality. In addition, he follows Christianity and his birth sign as of his birth date is Aquarius.
Moving on to his family members, he was born to his father DeUngela Jackson, and his mother Wesley Jackson. Likewise, he also has four siblings named Wesley Jr., De’Dra, Jah, and China Evens. Similarly, his nickname is Zeek. He got his biggest influence from his family. According to him, his favorite basketball memory is his first dunk which he made in the eighth grade.
In terms of his educational status, he did his schooling at Waterford Mott High School. Similarly, he also attended Old Redford Academy and Lutheran Northwest. In addition, he is studying at Kentucky College.
Professional Life and Career
Jackson has been interested in basketball since he was a child. Perhaps this is why he began playing it at the outset of his high school career. While playing for the Waterford Mott High School men’s basketball team, he honed his skills and led his team to victory. Likewise, he quickly established himself as one of the team’s most valued members. Then, he began to receive the attention he deserved as time passed and his talents increased. In no time, he was receiving offers to play for several colleges/universities’ basketball teams.
Mississippi State Bulldogs, Pittsburgh Panthers, Iowa Hawkeyes, Connecticut Huskies, and Arkansas Razorbacks were among those colleges/universities. Not only that, but other coaches from various clubs used to pay him visits and come to watch his games. Despite receiving multiple offers from other colleges, Jackson formally visited the Kentucky Wildcats team on August 31, 2019. The next day, he receives an offer from the Kentucky Wildcats. He did not, however, accept the offer right away.
On November 16, 2019, Jackson committed to the Kentucky Wildcats after significant conversations with the team’s coach. He officially joined the Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team on September 1, 2020. Since then, he has been playing for the squad, improving his numbers and contributing to the club’s victory. Following a very successful 2020-21 season, Isaiah Jackson officially announced his name for the 2021 NBA Draft on March 17, 2021.
Isaiah has been able to earn a pretty handful amount of wealth at a young age through his basketball career. Though he hasn’t mentioned his actual net worth, it is estimated that he owns an approximate net worth of between $1 million and $5 million US dollars as of 2022.
Reflecting on his personal life, he is currently single and not dating anyone. When it comes to his private life, he keeps it a secret. Also, he hasn’t been seen with any other girl that supports him to be his girlfriend. On the other hand, he is still young and might be more focused to build his basketball career.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Enhancing his body measurements, he is a fit and tall guy. He has maintained an attractive body being an athlete. Talking of his height and weight, he is 6 feet 10 inches or 2.08 meters tall and weighs around 93 kg or 205 pounds. However, he hasn’t disclosed his other physical statistics. In addition, he has black dreadlock hair and a pair of black eyes.
When it comes to his social media handles, Isaiah is available on Instagram and Twitter. His @isaiahjackson22 Instagram handle has over 116k followers and his @IJackson22 Twitter account has more than 16.1k followers.