Meet the Freshman Golden Lions — Jarvis Jackson

SS • 6-foot-2, 180 pounds • Winnfield (La.) HS

High school accomplishments:

First-team All-CenLa, first-team all-state, first-team all-district

What do you like about UAPB football?

“Defense. I like how the defense gets you crunk, gets you ready to play.”

What brought you to UAPB?

“Just wanted to play football. … After I broke my foot my senior year, some of the schools dropped me. UAPB was the only one left.”

Favorite food:

Macaroni and cheese

Favorite movies:

“Friday Night Lights”


This is the 11th in a series of true freshmen who’ve joined the UAPB football team for preseason camp. Series by I.C. Murrell.