|J. C. Jackson Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||November 17, 1995|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
J. C. Jackson is an American football cornerback who has played for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL).
Jerald Christopher Jackson
J. C. Jackson
Immokalee, Collier County, Florida, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
J. C. Jackson studied at Immokalee High School, a secondary education school located in an unincorporated census-designated place in Collier County, Florida. During his time there, he played high school football and was a four-star recruit coming out of high school as well as was ranked as the 20th-best wide receiver in the class of 2014 by 247Sports.
He then committed to play football at the University of Florida, a public land-grant research university located in Gainesville, Florida. He later transferred to Riverside City College (a public community college in Riverside, California) before transferring to the University of Maryland, College Park in College Park, Maryland.
J. C. Jackson has been managed by Brad Cutler.
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
90 kg or 198.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
J. C. Jackson Facts
- After committing to play football at the University of Florida, he began his college career with the Florida Gators. However, his shoulder got injured in the opening game and he was unable to play for the rest of the season.
- After a redshirt year with the Florida Gators, he left Florida and transferred to Riverside City College.
- J. C. Jackson was arrested on April 18, 2015, in connection with an armed robbery and was subsequently formally charged with three counts of home invasion with a deadly weapon and one count of burglary of an occupied dwelling. Eventually, he was found not guilty of all charges on November 14, 2015.
- In April 2016, he started practicing with the Maryland Terrapins and transferred there for the 2016 season.
- After he declared for the 2018 NFL Draft, he signed with the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent.
- On May 11, 2018, J. C. Jackson signed a three-year, $1.72 million contract (which included a signing bonus of $10,000) with the New England Patriots.
- He went on to record the first interception of his career with the New England Patriots on a throw from Ryan Tannehill in a Week 4 victory over the Miami Dolphins in 2018.
- In a Week 13 victory over the Minnesota Vikings, he recorded his first career start with the New England Patriots as he played in 54 of the team’s 61 defensive snaps.
- He concluded the 2018 season with 24 tackles, 6 passes defended, and 3 interceptions.
- He helped the New England Patriots reach Super Bowl LIII in 2018 and they defeated the Los Angeles Rams 13–3.
- The day April 9, 2019, was declared as “J. C. Jackson Day” in his honor by the county commissioners in the footballer’s home county of Collier County, Florida.
- In a Week 14 game with the New England Patriots against the Kansas City Chiefs during the 2019 season, he recorded his third interception of the season off a pass thrown by Patrick Mahomes during the 23–16 loss.
- His fellow players ranked him 49th on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2021 list.
- J. C. Jackson was offered a second-round restricted free-agent tender worth $3.384 million from the New England Patriots on March 17, 2021.
- He was ranked 20th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2022.
- He signed a five-year, $82.5 million contract with the Los Angeles Chargers on March 16, 2022.
- After what was described as a ‘non-violent family issue’, he was arrested in Dartmouth, Massachusetts on December 19, 2022.
- After J. C. Jackson failed to appear in court for a probation violation hearing (which stemmed from a criminal speeding arrest in 2021), an arrest warrant for his arrest was issued in Massachusetts on September 25, 2023.
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