Justin Jackson is a professional American football player who is currently a free agent. From 2018 to 2021, he played for the Los Angeles Chargers in the National Football League. He also played collegiate football for Northwestern University from 2014 to 2017.

Player Profile, High School, and College Career

Justin Joseph Jackson was born on April 22, 1996, in Chicago, Illinois. The running back stands 183 cm and his weight was last listed at 91 kg.

He started playing football when he was in second grade. He attended high school at the Glenbard North High School where he also played on the varsity team alongside his brother. Aside from football, he also played basketball and track & field.

Position Running Back
Height / weight 1.83 m / 91 kg
Born 22 Apr 1996
Nationality United States United States
Team History
186 los angeles chargers Chargers 2018 - 2021

By the time Jackson was a senior, he was considered b recruiting agencies as one of the top prospects. He signed to play for Northwestern University. He joined them in 2014 and stayed through to 2017.

Professional Career

The Los Angeles Chargers drafted him in the 2018 NFL Draft. He was the 251st overall pick in that year’s draft, chosen in the 7th round. By 2020, he was the No.2 running back for the Charges. In Week 9, he had a knee injury that saw him placed on injured reserve. He was reactivated a few weeks later. In 2021, he led the team in carries.

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