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Justin Jackson
Player Profile:
Justin Jackson 2834549
Position: Forward
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 225
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
High School: Hill Academy
Experience: 1 Letter

AS A FRESHMAN (2016-17): Appeared in all 33 games, earning starts in 30...Second on the team in scoring (10.5 ppg)...Seventh on Maryland's freshman single season rebounding list (199)...Led the Terps in rebounding, averaging 6.0 boards per game...Scored 15 points and added six rebounds vs. Michigan State (3/4)...Notched 10 points and a team-high seven rebounds vs. Minnesota (2/22)...Posted a team-high 14 points and nine rebounds at Penn State (2/7)...Recorded second consecutive double-double with 22 points and 12 rebounds at Ohio State (1/31)...First back-to-back double-double for a Maryland freshman since Jordan Williams in 2010...Went 5-for-5 from beyond the arc en route to a career-high 28 points and 10 rebounds at Minnesota (1/28)...Named Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week (1/23)...Recorded six steals, 12 points, nine rebounds and four assists at Iowa (1/19)...Notched 11 points and added six boards and two blocks vs. Indiana (1/10)...Led Maryland with 15 points and six rebounds at Michigan (1/7)...Scored 12 points and added four rebounds vs. Illinois (12/27)...One of six Terps in double figures with 12 points and six boards vs. Jacksonville State (12/12)...Posted 19 points on 6-for-8 from the floor and added five rebounds vs. Saint Peter's (12/10)...Named to the Barclays All-Tournament team after averaging 13.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game in wins over Richmond and Kansas State...Notched a career-high four blocks and added 11 points vs. Kansas State (11/26)...Recorded 16 points and seven rebounds vs. Richmond (11/25)...Posted eight points and a team-high nine rebounds vs. Stony Brook (11/22)...Scored 21 points - including a career-high five treys - vs. Towson (11/20)...Grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds against St. Mary's (MD) and added six points and three assists (11/17)...Recorded 17 points - including three treys - and a team-high seven rebounds at Georgetown (11/15)...Notched three points and nine rebounds in his collegiate debut vs. American (11/11)...was selected to participate in the 2017 NBA Draft Combine in Chicago. 

BEFORE MARYLAND: A four-star recruit…Boasts a 7-3 wingspan…Played high school basketball at Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.), averaging 14.1 points, 7.1 rebounds and 2.2 steals per game as a junior…Spent his senior season at Hill Academy in Ontario, where he was named a First Team All-Star in the Ontario Scholastics Basketball Association in 2016…Also a member of the Team Canada U19 team that finished fifth at the 2015 FIBA World Championships in Greece, calling it the biggest sports thrill he participated in…Played AAU ball for UA Elite 24 and Canada Elite and competed for the World Select Team at the Nike Hoops Summit…Helped lead Canada Elite team to the UA Associations Championship.

PERSONAL: Parents are Paulet and David Jackson....Has two sisters: Victoria and Justina...Enjoys shopping...Career goals include becoming an entrepreneur...Favorite pro team is the Toronto Raptors...Majoring in Letters & Sciences. 

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