Adoree’ K. Jackson was born on September 18, 1995, he is an American football cornerback and return specialist for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at USC and was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Jackson majored in communications with a real estate minor at USC. Jackson played in 12 games as a true freshman in 2014. He played cornerback, wide receiver, and return specialist.
He was the Pac-12 Freshman of the Year. In the 2014 Holiday Bowl, he had a 98-yard kickoff return touchdown and a 71-yard touchdown reception in USC’s 45–42 win. He finished his freshman season with 50 tackles, three receiving touchdowns, and two return touchdowns.
Jackson was named a Freshman All-American by Football Writers Association of America and Pac-12 Defensive Freshman of the Year by the Pac-12 coaches.
During Week 2 against the Houston Texans, Jackson recorded his first NFL interception by picking off Deshaun Watson. He finished the 20-17 victory with 6 tackles, two pass deflections, and an interception. Three weeks later, he recorded his second interception by picking off Josh Allen in the narrow 13-12 road loss. The Titans finished the 2018 season with a 9-7 record and barely missed out on the playoffs.
Jackson finished his second season with 73 tackles, 10 pass deflections, and two interceptions. In the season-opener against the Cleveland Browns, Jackson recorded five tackles in a 43-13 win. He missed the final four games of the regular season with a foot injury, but returned and started all three playoff games before the Titans were eliminated in the AFC Championship.
On May 1, 2020, the Titans exercised the fifth-year option on Jackson’s contract. He was placed on injured reserve on September 14, 2020, with a knee injury. He was activated on November 11, 2020. Jackson was released by the Titans on March 16, 2021. On March 23, 2021, Jackson signed a three-year, $39 million contract with the New York Giants.