Sir Jackson signs scholarship


Sir Jackson, center, listens as Eastside principal Jeff Charbonnet, left, reads a list of his accomplishments. With him are his mother, Anyana Stokes, right, and his father, former University of Florida great and NFL journeyman Willie Jackson Jr. Close to 100 family members, friends and Eastside family attended the signing at Gator's Dockside.

CLEVELAND TINKER/Special to the Guardian
Published: Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 8:57 p.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 8:57 p.m.

Sir Jackson, an electrifying spread offense quarterback who led Eastside High School to its first playoff appearance in three years in 2012, signed a scholarship last Thursday to take his talents to Montgomery, Ala., to play for the Alabama State University Hornets.

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