2008 (Freshman): Redshirted after suffering a knee injury and subsequent surgery and rehabilitation.
High School: Was a multi-purpose back who was a kick returner and running back, as well as playing in the defensive secondary ... Accounted for 2,175 all-purpose yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior ... Was nominated for the Wendy's High School Heisman in 2007 ... Awarded the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Sportsmanship Award all four years of high school ... Also participated in wrestling, where he was a three-time All-County selection, and track & field, finishing third in the state in the 300-meter dash in 2007.
Personal: Is the son of Ricky and Tammy Jackson ... Has two siblings; Ricky, Jr., and Anthony Jones.