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Get to Know: Jenteal Jackson

Freshman Guard Jenteal Jackson is a contributor off the bench. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

Name: Jenteal Jackson

The three words that would best describe me are: Exciting, easy-going, happy

I’m most impressed with this at BYU: The cleanliness and overall happiness of campus

The person I would most like to play one-on-one against is: Michael Jordan or LeBron James

Why do you play basketball: For fun and the love of the game

My favorite book is: The Secret

My favorite movie is: Too many to name - I like comedies

My favorite website is:!

What advice would you give the youth of today: Stay motivated and dedicated, have fun, and don’t do drugs

What would I like to do sometime in my life: Sky dive and go to Australia

What is something people don’t know about you: I’m a golfer and I play the guitar

If I had three wishes, I would wish for:

I don’t need three, I need just one - I would wish to be magic, and then I could make it

all happen


Before BYU:

Four-year letterwinner in basketball Region MVP in 2008 played on team that took First Place in Region 2004-2008, and was undefeated in Region in 2007 and 2008 First Team All-State in 2007 and 2008 named Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News First Team All-State 2008 Deseret News Ms. Basketball 2008 Salt Lake Tribune 5A MVP Nominated to McDonalds All-American Team participated in Adidas Top Ten Camp four-year letterwinner in golf five-time Utah Jr. Golf State Amateur Champion academic high school Honor Roll played for Utah Flight Club Team in 2007.

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