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Alek Jackson
Alek Jackson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Addison, Ill.

High School:
Addison Trail

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175

Position:
Sprints


2006 Highlights: Multi-event performer for the Flames during the outdoor season...took third at the Horizon League Championships in the decathlon with a point total of 4644...one of two Flames to compete in the heptathlon at the Horizon League Championships, placing sixth with a score of 3270.00...prepped for the event by competing in seven different events during the indoor campaign...best finish came in the 400-meter dash at the Lewis Invite on Feb. 11th, crossing in third place with a time of 52.69...took fourth in the long jump at the UWM Tune-Up with a leap of 5.77m.

Prep/Personal: Three-year track letterwinner at Addison Trail...All-West Suburban Gold honoree...anchor leg of 2005 All-West Suburban Gold 4x400-meter relay that set school record...Blazers' top 400-meter runner during both the indoor and outdoor seasons...West Suburban Godl All-Academic honoree...also lettered two seasons on the Addison Trail football team as a linebacker...All-West Suburban Gold honoree on the gridiron...helped Blazers win West Suburban Gold title in 2004...born June 7, 1987...son of Paul Jackson and Hope Habel...majoring in pre-physical therapy.

Career Best Indoor Times, Leaps and Throws
200-Meter Dash: 25.01 (2/4/06)
400-Meter Dash: 52.69 (2/11/06)
600-Meter Run: 1:28.35 (1/21/06)
800-Meter Run: 2:04.00 (1/28/06)
Long Jump: 5.77m (2/17/06)
Shot Put: 9.68m (2/17/06)
Heptathlon: 3327.00 (2/25-26/06)

Career Best Outdoor Times, Leaps, Throws and Totals 400-Meter Dash: 53.56 (4/1/06) Long Jump: 4.45m (5/6/06) Javelin: 40.24m (4/22/06) Decathlon: 4644 (5/11-12/06)

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