Calvin Jackson attended Coral Springs Charter in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He hauled in 37 catches for a total of 627 yards and seven touchdowns while he was a junior. After receiving 51 passes for 897 yards and 16 touchdowns during his senior season, he was selected to the first team of the 4A All-State squad.
Jackson also scored touchdowns by returning two kickoffs for the team. The website 247Sports.com gave him a rating of three stars as a prospect.
Calvin Jackson went to Independence Community College in Independence, Kansas, and as a freshman he caught 49 receptions for 649 yards and five touchdowns, earning him a spot on the All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Second Team.
He had five punt returns, averaging 16.8 yards per return, and had a per-catch average of 13.2 yards. He caught 25 receptions for 381 yards and four touchdowns as a sophomore, earning him a spot on the Second Team for the KJCCC.
He led the team to a 9-2 record and helped ICC win its first bowl game in program history by leading them to a victory over Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in the Midwest Bowl Classic. His average yards per grab were 15.2 yards. ESPN.com ranked Jackson as a three-star prospect.
Who Are Calvin Jackson Parents?
Calvin Jackson was born to parents Calvin Jackson Sr and Selena Jackson. Jackson is one of seven siblings (Gary, Zhyon, Khai-Rhon, Marlena, Kaylnn, Carami, and Kiara) born to his parents. His father, Calvin Jackson Sr., was a defensive back at Auburn and went on to play in the National Football League for the Miami Dolphins for six seasons in the late 1990s.