|Hometown:||St. Louis, Mo.|
|High School:||Kentucky State|
2010 – Jackson saw action in eight games last season for the Lions … he had a rush for five yards and also played on kickoff coverage, garnering three tackles.
Prior To Southern – Jackson transferred to Southern from Kentucky State University.
In High School – Jackson prepped at Berkely High School in St. Louis where he lettered four times on the football field, while also running track and competing as a wrestler … He was a state champion his senior year in the 4x200m in track, while qualifying for the state meet as a wrestler in 2007…on the football field, Jackson was a second-team All-Conference selection as a running back and quarterback.
Personal – The son of the late Steve Jackson and Lisa Boyd, Jackson’s brother, Eric Willis, is a defensive back with the Lions … Mortez is a criminal justice major at Southern.