Second year at Cal…expected to challenge for starting center duties…most athletic of all of the post players…shot blocking threat…potential to be a consistent offensive player.
As a freshman in 1998-99: One of Cal's first players off the bench, averaging 17.3 minutes per game…led Cal in field goal percentage at .507 and finished second in blocked shots with 14.paced Cal in scoring and rebounding three times each...led Cal with a career-high 20 points at Oregon State…performed well against nationally-ranked opponents…named to the State Farm Classic all-tournament team after leading Cal with 15 points in the championship game against No. 20 Florida…also tallied 17 points, seven rebounds and a career-high five assists in Cal's 80-75 win over No. 9 Colorado State in the championship game of the Oakland Tribune Classic...played in 26 games, missing one game with an eye infection.
High School: Earned fourth team Parade All-America honors in 1996-97 as a senior at Berkeley High School…was rated the 38th best prep player in the nation in 1996-97, according to Blue Star Scouting Report...led Berkeley to a 29-3 record and the 1996-97 Division I state title…averaged 21.7 points, 12.2 rebounds and 2.8 blocked shots per game as a senior…named Player of the Year by both the Alameda Newspaper Group and the Contra Costa Times as a senior…earned North Coast Section Player of the Year honors and first team all-state recognition in 1996-97.
Personal: Shavaki Denise Jackson was born September 22, 1980, in Oakland, CA…mother is Sharon James…has a younger brother, Andre…has not declared a major but is interested in integrative biology and pursuing a career in medicine.
Jackson's Career Statistics
JACKSON'S CAREER HIGHS
|20||POINTS||vs. Oregon State, 1/4/99|
|9||REBOUNDS||vs. Pacific, 11/17/98; Arizona State, 1/28/99|
|5||ASSISTS||vs. Colorado State, 12/21/98|
|3||BLOCKED SHOTS||vs. Pittsburgh, 12/20/98|
|2||STEALS||vs. Washington, 2/21/99|
|24||MINUTES PLAYED||vs. Pittsburgh, 12/20/98; UCLA, 1/14/99|