Myah Jackson
Myah  Jackson


Jacksonville, FL

High School:
Potter's House Christian Academy



2014-15 (Sophomore): Took season off to focus on academics.

2013-14 (Freshman): Team Defensive MVP ... appeared in 22 games, all in reserve ... averaged 0.9 points and 2.5 rebounds per game ... made debut vs. #12 North Carolina, pulling down six rebounds ... scored first-career points against Utah State ... scored four posts against San Jose State and Wyoming ... also had five rebounds against Boise State and San Diego State ... played a season-best 18 minutes against Colorado State.

Before Air Force

2012-13: Attended the USAFA Prep School and played on the basketball team.

High School: Lettered four years in basketball ... coached by Tony Bannister ... team captain ... won a pair of state and national championships ... led team in steals ... also lettered one year in volleyball and one year in flag football ... member of National Honor Society ... on AB Honor Roll.

Personal:Member of cadet squadron 18 ... daughter of Dexter and Carol Jackson ... has three older brothers, Lenard, Dexter and Julian ... major is behavioral science and minor is Spanish … career plan is to become a helicopter pilot … on the Commandant’s and Athletic’s lists … active in her squadron as the Group 2 support non-commissioned officer (NCO), responsible for 10 squadrons and overshadowing their duties … during the summer of 2015, completed Operation Air Force in Wichita, Kan., was a squadron superintendent during Expeditionary, Survival, and Evasion Training (ESET) and completed a summer class in biology … hobbies are working out, traveling and baking … began playing basketball at age 14 … decided to come to the Academy to challenge herself and be a part of something bigger than herself … credits her mom as having the biggest influence on her sports career … something not many people know about her is that she loves to learn new languages … most notable thing about her hometown is that it’s the biggest city in the United States, land-wise … enjoys listening to R&B, hip-hop and country … favorite TV show is Empire … favorite movie is Radio … favorite class subject is English … favorite food is Salmon … favorite athlete is Kevin Durant … favorite thing about basic training was knowing that she was not only doing something by herself, but working as a team.

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