NAME: Carlas Jackson
SCHOOL: Roger Bacon High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2014
HEIGHT: 6'3"-175 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Bond Hill
PARENTS: A.D. & Ines
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My father."
FUTURE GOAL: Basketball state championship
A 3-year varsity starter at guard for the Spartans, Carlas Jackson had scored 734 points entering his senior year. He has had double-digit games this season vs. Purcell-Marian (22 points), Fenwick (22), Johnson Central (20), and Elder (18). His junior year, Carlas averaged 15.5 points, 3.1 assists and 1.6 steals for the Spartans, helping the team to a 24-4 record, a 5th straight league title and a Div. III district championship.
Carlas has earned numerous honors, including last season being named GCL Central Player of the Year, 1st team all-conference for the 2nd time, 1st team all-city, 1st team SWO district and honorable mention all-state. He has been nominated to play in the McDonald's All-American games this spring.
Carlas also played football for the Spartans and holds the school record for receptions in a season with 52. Active in community service, Carlas will play basketball at the next level but has not yet selected a college. His favorite athlete and most-like-to-meet is LeBron James.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Carlas is an exceptional young man. He is dedicated, hardworking, and committed to excellence. Our school and basketball program are much better off because of his presence."
— Brian Neal, Basketball Coach
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