Vance’s Views: Catching Up with Vance Jackson

What were some positives about being home during the pandemic?
It was actually pretty regular for me because I’m a homebody.

What was your typical day during the pandemic?
7 am-Noon or 1 pm, I was in the gym. I returned to “the crib” to shower, sleep and play the game.

What were your main points of emphasis you worked on over the past few months?
Consistency and focus on just getting better overall.

What did you do to stay in shape when you couldn’t get into the gym?
Body workouts, push-ups and running.

Outside of basketball, what are your hobbies?
Top Golf

What is something you missed most about basketball during the pandemic?
Playing in front of fans.

You are playing your ultimate fantasy game. who is on your team and who are you playing against?
My team is me, Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal, Michael Jordan and Kevin Durant.
We are playing against LeBron James, Allen Iverson Demarcus Cousins, James Harden and Klay Thompson.

If you could have played with any former Razorback, who would it be?
Joe Johnson.

What are things on your “bucket list?”
Travel around the world and speak multiple languages.

If you had a prepaid credit card with no limit, what are your buying?
A “phat” mansion for the family, pay off all my family’s debt and buy everyone in my family a car. After that, I’d buy my “crib.”

What are your favorite TV shows?
You, Big Mouth, Power and Stranger Things

What have you binge-watched during the pandemic?

What is one thing that stood out to you after watching “The Last Dance?”
Just Michael Jordan’s mindset.

What piece of advice would you give the “12-year-old you” or “freshman-in-high school-you”?
Everybody’s journey is different so never get down and don’t give up. Trust the process. God will always be there and guide you, just have faith. Also, keep your inner-circle small.