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University of Chicago Department of Athletics & Recreation
Giovanni Jackson
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School: Mesa Ridge
Position: Jumps

Career Best Marks



60 meters (Indoor)


200 meters (Indoor)


Long Jump (Indoor)

6.40 meters

Long Jump (Outdoor)

6.46 meters

Triple Jump (Indoor)

12.37 meters

Triple Jump (Outdoor)

11.19 meters


  • Tallied the top mark on the team in the indoor long jump (6.40 meters)


  • Major: Economics
  • Participated in four years of cross country, three years of track and field, and one year of soccer, baseball and basketball in high school
  • Top marks as a senior - Long Jump: 7.02 meters, Triple Jump: 12.82 meters, 200 meters: 22.7, 400 meters: 52.31, 110-meter hurdles: 16.33
  • Fifth place in long jump at CHSAA State Championships, best long jump in the state of Colorado, USATF Region X runner-up, National Silver Elite, MileSplit US Second Tea
  • All-State, All-City and All-League in long jump
  • High school records in the 60 meters and 4x200-meter relay
  • National Honor Society, Valedictorian
  • Teen Court volunteer, Habitat for Humanity volunteer