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Quez Jackson
Quez  Jackson
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Fort Valley, Ga.

High School:
Peach County

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 220

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
10/12/1999


01/09/2018

Four Football Student-Athletes Enroll for Spring Semester

Three true freshmen, one transfer join Georgia Tech football’s roster

High School: Rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN, 247Sports/Scout and Rivals ... Ranked as the nation's No. 25 inside linebacker in his class and Georgia's No. 65 player by Rivals ... Two-time all-state honoree ... Named the 2017 Georgia Region 4-3A Defensive Player of the Year after recording 137 tackles, 28 tackles for loss and five sacks as a senior ... Helped lead Peach County to an appearance in 2017 Georgia 3A state championship game ... Totaled 252 tackles, 41 tackles for loss and eight sacks over final two prep seasons ... Served as team captain as a senior ... Three-year letterwinner ... Coached by Chad Campbell ... Also earned two letters in baseball ... Honor roll student ... Graduated a semester early and enrolled at Georgia Tech in January 2018.

Personal: Full name is JaQuez Denard Jackson ... Born Oct. 12, 1999 ... Son of Nick Jackson and Natalie Smith ... Has five siblings ... Cousin, Greg Lloyd, was a five-time Pro Bowler, three-time first-team All-Pro and 1994 AFC Defensive Player of the Year as an 11-year NFL star for the Pittsburgh Steelers (1998-97) and Carolina Panthers (1998) ... Quez started playing football when he was four years old ... Majoring in business administration.