Dynamic quarterback who broke-out as a sophomore for Louisville in 2016, rushing for over 1,500 yards and tallying over 50 combined passing and rushing touchdowns on the way to winning the prestigious Heisman Trophy. He was selected 32nd overall in the 2018 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens.
He played high school football for Boynton Beach High School, where he won the Lou Groza Award for High School Player of the Year.
He was born to Felicia Jones and Lamar Jackson Sr.
His rise at Louisville caused many to compare him to former University of Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.