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Jackson

Heath

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Tight End
Height 6'5"
Weight 225
Year First Year
Hometown Overland Park, Kansas
High School Blue Valley Northwest H.S.
Major Enrolled at Columbia College
Experience High School
School: CC
Birthdate June 03, 2000

Bio

HIGH SCHOOL

 

A 2018 graduate of Blue Valley Northwest High School in Overland Park, Kansas, where he played three years of varsity football for Head Coach Clint Rider … Two-time Class 6A First Team All-State selection as a tight end … Named First Team All-State tight end by the Wichita Eagle … Two-time First Team All-East Kansas League selection … All-City, All-Conference … One of four finalists for the Otis Taylor Award, presented to the Kansas City metro area’s most outstanding wide receiver/tight end … Selected to play in the Kansas Shrine Bowl … Named one of the preseason “Dandy Dozen” in the Kansas City area as its top football recruits … Named team captain as a senior … In three-year varsity career as a wide receiver, linebacker, defensive end and tight end, made 103 receptions for 1,564 yards and 11 touchdown receptions, rushed 21 times for 156 yards and a touchdown and made 159 tackles, including 12 for loss and five sacks … Caught 61 passes for 880 yards and six touchdowns, also rushed for 156 yards and a touchdown as a “Wildcat Quarterback” on offense and made 35 tackles, six tackles for loss, three sacks, two quarterback hurries and blocked a field goal on defense as a senior … Career game bests were 11 receptions, 192 yards receiving and three touchdowns … Invited to compete at the Shrine Bowl as one of the top senior football players in the state … Caught 36 passes for 592 yards and five touchdowns on offense, made 78 tackles, including six tackles for loss, two sacks, four quarterback hurries and five passes defended on defense as a junior … Made a career-high 15 tackles in a game … Made six receptions for 92 yards and 46 tackles as a sophomore … Helped lead the Huskies to a district title as a sophomore … Also earned three letters in basketball and named All-East Kansas League honorable mention selection as a sophomore … Led the Huskies to the 2017 SubState Championship in basketball … Played AAU basketball for the Mo/Kansas Elite AAU Basketball Club … National Honor Society member and four-year Academic Achievement award winner … Involved in a variety of community service activities including Special Olympics, mentor and assistant for special needs classmates and traveled to Guatemala on a medical mission.

 

PERSONAL

 

Born Jackson David Wesley Heath on June 3, 2000 … Son of Matt and Lisa Heath of Overland Park, Kansas … Has six brothers: Tyler, Dan, Cody, Blake, Mark and Brock … Brother Tyler played quarterback at Kansas (2006-08) … Brother Blake played linebacker at Nebraska (2007-09) … Father played basketball at Kansas State (1985-87) … Cousin is Eric Hipple, who played in the NFL with the Detroit Lions (1980-89) … Mother is a physician and his father is a software executive … Hobbies and interests include video games, movies, volunteering, reading fantasy books … Football career goals are to be remembered as a hard worker who did all he could for the team and person who would give everything for any of his teammates … Committed to Columbia on December 28, 2017 … Selected Columbia because it is the ideal school to attain a medical degree while also participating at the highest level of collegiate athletics on the football team and the ability to be interconnected within the greatest city on the planet is an opportunity that was too great to pass up … Chose Columbia over offers from Harvard, Dartmouth, Princeton, Yale, Cornell, New Mexico, Ohio, Eastern Michigan, Illinois State, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Virginia Tech, North Carolina State, Kansas State, Missouri State, Oregon State, Holy Cross, Ball State, Army West Point, Youngstown State and South Dakota State … Enrolled at Columbia College and intends to major in Pre-Med … Has future plans to become a physician.

 

ARTICLES

http://www.jacksonheath40.com/

 

 

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