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Elmarko Jackson

Position Guard
Height 6'3"
Weight 195 lbs.
Hometown Marlton, N.J.
High School South Kent School
Class Freshman

A combo guard that will provide an immediate impact … A highly-rated guard who has great court presence and was ranked as high as No. 19 following the 2022-23 season … Was a McDonald’s All-American in 2022-23.

McDonald’s All-American who played his final prep season at South Kent School in Connecticut … Averaged 19.0 points and 6.0 assists for South Kent which went 18-3 overall and 8-0 in NEPSAC AAA conference play … Was on the Naismith Boys High School Player of the Year Watch List, which highlights the top 50 players nationwide in 2022-23 … Began his prep career at St. Augustine Prep in Richland, New Jersey … Then transferred to Academy of the New Church in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, where he earned all-state and all-league honors in 2021-22 averaging 17.9 points, 5.7 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 2.0 steals per game … Ended his high school career ranked No. 19 by 247Sports.com, No. 25 by Rivals.com and No. 26 by ESPN.com.

Full name is Elmarko Demetrius Jackson Jr. … Born in Marlton, New Jersey … Mother is Ellen Wilson … Has one older sibling, Makenzie Jackson (22) and one younger, Grayson Ghee (7) … Uncle, Marlin Jackson, played football at Michigan … Played lacrosse in high school and received college offers to play lacrosse … Enjoys hanging with teammates, video games, watching movies and cooking … Two specialty dishes he cooks are salmon with rice and bananas, and scrambled eggs … Undecided on a major.