Ja’Quinden Jackson - Football - Arkansas Razorbacks

#22 Ja’Quinden Jackson

RB | R-Sr | 6-2 | 235 | Dallas, Texas | Duncanville HS / Utah

2023 (Redshirt Junior at Utah): Played in 12 regular games at Utah with 11 starts, leading the Utes in carries (161), rushing yards (797), rushing touchdowns (4) and 100-yard games (3) … Ran five times for 15 yards in season-opening win over Florida (Aug. 31) … Put up a career-best 129 yards on 19 carries with one reception for 11 yards in victory at Baylor (Sept. 9) … Averaged 7.7 yards per carry while running for 69 yards against Weber State (Sept. 16) … Carried the ball six times for 26 yards in win vs. No. 22 UCLA (Sept. 23) … Scored his first touchdown of the season while running for 94 yards on 22 carries in win over California (Oct. 14) … Recorded a career-high 26 carries while notching his second 100-yard game of the season with 117 yards in the victory at No. 18 USC (Oct. 21) … Gained 37 yards on 12 carries in setback vs. No. 8 Oregon (Oct. 28) … Recorded his third 100-yard game of the season vs. Arizona State (Nov. 4), rushing for 111 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries, including a season-best, 54-yard run … Scored a season-high two TDs at No. 6 Washington (Nov. 11), carrying the ball 10 times for 29 yards … Caught a career-high three passes for 24 yards to go along with 47 yards rushing on 10 carries at No. 17 Arizona (Nov. 18) … Ran 21 times for 68 yards in regular season finale at Colorado (Nov. 25) … Rushed for 55 yards on eight carries vs. Northwestern in the Las Vegas Bowl (Dec. 23).

2022 (Redshirt Sophomore at Utah): Showed off his versatility in his second year with the Utes, appearing in 13 games while seeing action at quarterback, running back and special teams … Ran for 531 yards and nine touchdowns on 78 carries for the season … Made the transition to full-time running back Week 4 prior to the Arizona State game … Against the Sun Devils (Sept. 24), ran nine times for 31 yards and a touchdown … Ran for 43 yards and a score on 10 carries at Washington State (Oct. 27) … Gained 97 yards on 13 touches, including a TD, vs. Arizona (Nov. 5) … Recorded back-to-back 100-yard games against Colorado (117 yards) and in the Pac-12 championship game vs. No. 4 USC (105 yards) … His 117 yards vs. Colorado were a season-high and his first career 100-yard game … Win over Colorado also featured a career-best 66-yard rush and three TDs … Scored on a 19-yard carry as part of his 81 rushing yards in the Rose Bowl vs. Penn State (Jan. 2).

2021 (Redshirt Freshman at Utah): Transferred to Utah, where he played in three games as a backup quarterback … Ran six times for 30 yards and a touchdown … Rushed for 21 yards and a two-yard score on four carries against Washington State … Earned Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll.

2020 (Freshman at Texas): Redshirted and did not see any action in his lone season at Texas.

High School: A four-star recruit and the No. 2 overall recruit in the state of Texas by ESPN and a member of the ESPN300 (No. 28) … Earned High School All-America and first-team all-state honors while at Duncanville HS leading the Panthers to two consecutive state title games … Three-time all-district and District MVP … As a senior, completed 100-of-163 passes for 1,711 yards with 21 touchdowns and five interceptions to go along with 1,030 yards rushing and 16 scores … His junior season included 110-for-174 passing for 1,580 yards with 15 TDs and three picks paired with 1,497 yards rushing, 23 touchdowns and seven 100-yard games … Went 35-of-55 for 320 yards and four TDs with 766 yards rushing and 12 scores while adding 18 catches for 334 yards and two more touchdowns as a sophomore.

Personal: Son of Nyia Evans … Has three siblings … Cousins Kelvontay Dixon (SMU/Texas) and Keaontay Ingram (USC/Texas) played football in college with Ingram earning time in the NFL.