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23 De'Jon Jackson
De'Jon  Jackson


Fresno, CA

High School:
Clovis West

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200




Men's Basketball Season Opener vs. Stanford

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


USD vs. Valparaiso

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


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.



Video Thumbnail Building a Home in Mexico
One day, seven student-athletes, impact for a lifetime
Video Thumbnail Baseball: Final Series
Toreros end their season against No. 2 Oregon State
Video Thumbnail Celebration of Excellence Recap
Toreros dress to impress for the end of year banquet
Video Thumbnail It's Tricky
San Diego Athletics' staff makes home made version of Run DMC's hit song
Video Thumbnail USD Athletes Lip Sync
12 sports teams show off some skills in a new genre
Video Thumbnail USD Athletics Blooper Reel
What it sometimes takes to get that perfect shot
Video Thumbnail All Sport Highlights 2017-18
17 sports - infinite highlights
Video Thumbnail Baseball: Day in the Life with Jay Schuyler
The real-life baseball experience
Video Thumbnail Golf: WCC's
Inside look at WCC competition
Video Thumbnail Men's Tennis: Sweep
San Diego defeat Pepperdine 4-0
Video Thumbnail Softball: The Win
Toreros defeat Saint Mary's in weekend series
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Tuber
Coach Scholl introduces "Tuber" - the on campus Torero Uber
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Barista Scholl
Coach Scholl gets students ready for class by helping out at Aromas Cafe
Video Thumbnail Football: Pro Day
Toreros submit their resumes to the NFL scouts
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Portland State Win
Toreros move on to next round in CIT
Video Thumbnail Football 2018: Spring Game
Toreros play spring football game for family and friends
Video Thumbnail Baseball: Toreros vs. Aztecs
USD take on cross-town rival SDSU
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Post Season Run
USD vs. Hartford highlights
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Championship Game
Toreros end the 2018 season against Gonzaga in the WCC finals.
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Semifinals
Women's win send them to the championship game
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: WCC Quarterfinals
Toreros close out 2018 season against BYU
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: "Off Day"
Toreros prepare for the WCC quarterfinals against BYU
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Quarterfinal Highlights
USD defeats BYU in quarterfinal of WCC Tournament
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: Day in the Life with Myah Pace
Freshman guard knows how to prep for a win
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: Vegas Bound
Toreros travel to Vegas for the WCC Tournament
Video Thumbnail Baseball: Defeating No. 4 Arkansas
Toreros edge out top five team
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Rock the House
Toreros played No. 6 Gonzaga in a fight to the last minute
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Day in the Life
Guard Olin Carter III knows the games starts long before tip-off
Video Thumbnail Winter Saturday
Rowing, tennis, basketball and baseball, a winning day in the books
Video Thumbnail Baseball: For the Love of the Game
Baseball celebrates 60 years
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: Women in Sports Day
Julie Foudy spoke to student-athletes and guests for National Women in Sports Day
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: At LMU
Men's basketball on the road
Video Thumbnail Women's Rowing: Day in the Life
Senior Lizzie Bader shows how three-a-day practices are done
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Youth Basketball Clinic
Toreros lead clinic in local community
Video Thumbnail Men's Rowing: Winter Camp 2018
There are plenty perks to being the early bird
Video Thumbnail 60 Years of USD Baseball
Milestones on the road to Omaha
Video Thumbnail USD Honors Local Military Members
Toreros showed their support and hosted local military members at the men's basketball game
Video Thumbnail USD Athletes Sing "Santa's Coming to Town"
Toreros show their talent out of uniform
Video Thumbnail Basketball: City Championship
Toreros play SDSU Thursday night at 8
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Fourteen
Football preps for second round of playoffs at NDSU
Video Thumbnail Football: NAU From the Sidelines
Toreros win in first round of playoffs at NAU
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Thirteen
Football travels to NAU for the first round of the FCS Playoffs
Video Thumbnail Torero Tuesday
A day to give to Torero Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Twelve
Toreros gear up for last game of conference play
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Eleven
Toreros prep for game day
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Summer Mason
USD junior women's soccer player takes a timeout during a study break
Video Thumbnail On Saturday We Dominate
Big wins for both USD Football and USD Volleyball Saturday afternoon
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Henry Lander
Men's soccer sophomore Henry Lander takes a Timeout between classes
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Ten
Toreros gear up for home game against Drake
Video Thumbnail Halloween Hoopla
Men's and women's basketball teamed up to host a Halloween event
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Nine
Big day in the weight room for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Seamus McFadden's Legacy
39 years in review by former players and coaches
Video Thumbnail Seamus Night
Alumni, staff and the San Diego community gathered to celebrate Men's Soccer Head Coach Seamus McFadden
Video Thumbnail Sixth Man Night: The Event
Recap video of the October 12 fundraiser event
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Hoops Tip-Off
Coach Fisher and Maya Hood attend media day in Las Vegas
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Video Thumbnail Homecoming
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
USD Football's Petersen strolls through Belmont Park during his bye week
Video Thumbnail USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
Video Thumbnail Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
Video Thumbnail Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
Video Thumbnail Cross Country: USD Invite
Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Three
Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
Video Thumbnail USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Video Thumbnail Three Games - One Day
Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week One
Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
Video Thumbnail 2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
Video Thumbnail USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics


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