23 De'Jon Jackson
De'Jon  Jackson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fresno, CA

High School:
Clovis West

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3V


12/03/2009

Men's Basketball Season Opener vs. Stanford

Photos from opener against Stanford on Nov. 13, 2009 at the Jenny Craig Pavilion.

11/21/2008

USD vs. Valparaiso

Images from the Paradise Jam, San Diego vs. Valparaiso.

03/03/2008

Toreros Victorious in Regular Season Finale

Brandon Johnson scores 25 points; Gyno Pomare adds 18

NOTEWORTHY: Made biggest basket in school history on March 21, 2008, with his step-back 18 footer with 1.2 seconds left in overtime of USD's first round NCAA Tournament contest against No. 15 Connecticut which gave the Toreros a 70-69 victory.

2009-10 at USD: Appeared in 22 games with 21 starts... his career as a Torero came to an end in a game against USF on 2/4/10 with a season ending knee injury... Averaged 12 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 2.6 assists per game... Shot 42.3 percent from the field (88x208) and converted 36.1 percent of his attempts from three-point range (35x97)... Led the team in free throw percentage shooting 87.1 percent from the line... Scored in double digits in 13 contests with a season high 22 points coming in a loss to New Mexico where he converted 8 of his 10 field goal attempts... Had a 20 point game (1/10/10 at USF) and scored 19 points twice (11/18/09 vs Point Loma and 1/08/10 at Santa Clara)... Had a season high 8 rebounds in a road loss at Pacific... Ranked third on the team with 30 steals and second on the team with 58 assists... Was named to the Great Alaska Shootout All-Tournament Team in November.

2008-09 at USD: Appeared in 24 games with 22 starts... Averaged 8.9 points and 3.0 rebounds while converting 35.4 percent of his shots (74x209), 28.6 percent of his threes (16x56) and 65.3 percent from the charity stripe (49x75)... Solidified Torero backcourt by playing numerous games at the point position.. Ranked second on the team with 63 assists and 27 steals... Averaged 9.5 points in WCC play... Reached double-digit scoring in ten games, including 5 of final 6 contests of the year... Tallied 15 points twice (SMC & SCU) and 14 points once (UOP)... Additional highs of 6 rebounds (Gonzaga) and 7 assists (SCU @ WCC Championships).

2007-08 at USD: Lone Torero to start all 36 games for the 22-14 Toreros... Ranked second on team with average of 31.2 minutes of action per contest while scoring at a 7.6 ppg clip... Converted 43.6% of his shots (102-234) and an even 70% from the charity stripe... Also chipped in with 3.4 rebounds per contest to go with 83 assists, 33 steals and 15 blocked shots... Scored 16 points in victory over UConn, and tossed in a career-high 24 points against Pepperdine in the opening game of the WCC Tournament... Totaled 9 games in double digits, including a 20-point effort in road win over Pepperdine... Was a perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line in road win over Kentucky... Chipped in with 16 points and 8 rebounds in WCC title win over Gonzaga.

2006-07 at USD: As a "true" freshman he appeared in 31 contests with 3 starts... Named to WCC All-Freshman team... Averaged 20.1 minutes of action per game and chipped in with 4.2 points per game and 2.5 rebounds... Excellent free throw shooter (78.6%)... Scored in double figures in four contests with a best of 12 points (Central Michigan)... Turned in a solid performance in home win over Pepperdine with 10 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists... Totaled 8 points and 6 rebounds in just 14 minutes of action in road loss at Gonzaga (Jan. 29, 2007).

HIGH SCHOOL: This past basketball season at Clovis West HS, Jackson helped the Golden Eagles become the first non-Southern area school to win the Boys Division I Southern Section title... They advanced to the state championship game where he scored 18 points in a close loss to eventual champion De La Salle at the Arco Center in Sacramento, California... Under the direction of coach Tom Orlich, Clovis West finished the year 30-3 overall; ranked No. 2 in the state of California; No. 4 in the west; and No. 18 in the final USA Today Super 25... For the season Jackson averaged 18.9 points per game and 7.2 rebounds... During the playoff run he led his team with a 25.0 points per game average... He was a finalist for California's Mr. Basketball award, given by Cal-Hi Sports - La Costa Canyon's Chase Budinger, who is heading to the University of Arizona, received the honor... Additionally, Jackson was tabbed a Division I All-State First Team selection; the Fresno Bee Player of the Year for the Central Section; and the Tri-River Athletic Conference Most Valuable Player.

In the Southern Regional semi-final against La Costa Canyon, Jackson scored 33 points and defended McDonald's All-American Chase Budinger in the 2nd half as Clovis West won by 12 points... Jackson scored 19 points in the 1st half, including 5 points in the final :35 seconds of the 2nd quarter for a 32-25 intermission lead... In the Southern California Regional Playoffs, Jackson added 20 points and 13 rebounds in the team's 55-42 win over Los Alamitos at the Sports Arena.

PERSONAL: Born on March 22, 1988 in Fresno, California ... Chose USD for basketball program and great team chemistry ... Also recruited by Washington State, Fresno State, Pacific, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Pepperdine, Saint Mary's and UNLV ... His dad played basketball at UC Santa Barbara, and his brother played hoops at Arizona State.

MAJOR:Sociology.

MINOR:Business.

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