Jackson is a Lawrence, Kansas native who grew up on Jayhawk basketball. He came to cover the NBA draft due to his intersecting loves of college and NBA hoops, starting the Hardwood Homies NBA Draft Podcast in March 2017 and joining LockDraft.com later that year. Since then, Jackson has combined his numbers-based analysis with plenty of film study in order to build his opinions on prospects. Currently a high school senior, Jackson is still figuring out where he will head off to college, but he hopes to pursue a career working in an NBA front office.
Jaren Jackson had a career best 27 points in his most recent outing vs Minnesota, but it was his passing flashes that should interest you most. Jackson is improving at a terrifying rate, with his perimeter playmaking the latest indicator of his growth: https://t.co/aliNnfuOnR