LSU Gold

#1 Donte Jackson Season 2024

Metairie, La.
High School
Riverdale HS

Events: 60M (6.63), 100M (10.22), 200M (OUT: 21.26)

SEC Champion

Crowned an SEC Champion in the 4×100-meter relay as the leadoff leg of LSU’s foursome that stormed to the conference title in 38.71 seconds … Teamed with Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, Tinashe Mutanga and Jaron Flournoy as the gold medalists at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at the University of South Carolina … Helped the Tigers qualify for the NCAA final in the sprint relay as the leadoff leg of the team that ran 38.89 for eighth place overall in the national semifinals at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at Oregon’s Hayward Field … Also led off the Tigers to winning times of 38.57 at the Mt. SAC Relays and 38.88 at the SEC Relays … An SEC finalist indoors in the 60-meter dash and outdoors in the 100-meter dash during the 2017 season … Placed eighth in the 100-meter final at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a time of 10.49 (+0.6) despite pulling up with an injury in the middle of the race … Clocked a wind-legal personal best of 10.22 (+1.6) in his season debut in the 100 meters at the SEC Relays, finishing sixth overall … The eighth-place finisher in the 60-meter final at the SEC Indoor Championships with a time of 6.75 … Qualified for the conference final with a time of 6.67 in the preliminary round … Opened his indoor campaign with a seasonal-best time of 6.66 in the first round of qualifying at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic … Also placed second in the 60-meter final at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic with an altitude-adjusted time of 6.68.

Debuted for the Tigers during the indoor season in 2016 … One of the nation’s fastest 60-meter sprinters with a personal-best time of 6.63 run in the qualifying round at the SEC Indoor Championships … Became the No. 4-ranked performer in the event in program history on LSU’s all-time indoor performance list … Did not run in the SEC Indoor final of the 60-meter dash after pulling up with an injury at the finish line of his preliminary race … Was the third-place finisher in the 60 meters at the LSU Twilight meet after running times of 6.76 in the prelims and 6.66 in the final … Did not compete during the outdoor season.

The premier sprinter in the state of Louisiana during his prep career at Riverdale High School … Swept Class 4A state titles in the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes during his junior season in 2014 and senior season in 2015 while competing at the Louisiana High School Athletics Association Class 4A Outdoor State Track & Field Championships held at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track Stadium … A double gold medalist for the first time at the Class 4A state meet after running wind-aided times of 10.42 (+2.7) in the 100 meters and 21.42 (+2.4) in the 200 meters in the finals in 2014 … Defended his titles with a career-best wind-aided time of 10.30 (+3.8) in the 100 meters and a wind-legal personal-best time of 21.26 (+0.6) in the 200 meters as a senior at Riverdale High School in 2015 … Also swept District 9-4A and Region 3-4A titles in both the 100 meters and 200 meters during both his junior and senior seasons at Riverdale High School … A highly-decorated and heavily-recruited two-sport athlete as a five-star defensive back prospect at Riverdale High School … Rated a five-star football recruit by 247Sports and and a four-star recruit by and ESPN … Ranked as the No. 10 overall football recruit nationally by 247Sports and the No. 5-ranked cornerback prospect by … Member of the Rivals 250, ESPN 300, 247Sports Top 247 and Scout 300 lists of the nation’s top-ranked football recruits in the Class of 2015 … Selected as a U.S. Army All-American to cap his high school football career … Member of The Advocate’s 2015 Super Dozen in the Class of 2015 … Made 59 tackles with five tackles for loss on the defensive side of the field during his senior season at Riverdale High School … Also accounted for 1,637 total yards and 20 touchdowns on the offensive side of the ball during his junior season in 2014.

Parents are Yashica Jackson and Aaron Morrison … Born on Nov. 8, 1995 … Majoring in general business.


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