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Erin Jackson

Roller Sports

PERSONAL HIGHLIGHTS

Team USA Years: 2008 - 2010, 2012 - 2014

Hometown: Ocala, FL

Current residence: Gainesville, FL

Personal website/social media pages:
https://sites.google.com/site/jacksonerin5032/
https://www.facebook.com/ErinJackson12

When did you begin skating: August 2002

Current skating club/ Coach’s name: Ocala Speed Inline Racing Team, coached by Renee Hildebrand

Are you sponsored and if so, by whom: Bont Skates, managed by Debbie Rice

Occupation, current employer:  Student

EDUCATION HIGHLIGHTS

High school attended: Forest High School

Year of graduation: 2011

Location of high school: Ocala, FL

Sports you competed in while in high school (include number of years): Track & Field, 2 years

Other high school activities: member of the Engineering and Manufacturing Institute of Technology (EMIT) program

College attended: University of Florida in Gainesville, FL

Year of graduation: 2015

Degree/major: Materials Science & Engineering

Other college activities: Engineering Tutoring Corps (Eco) VP of Financial Affairs; American Association of Blacks in Engineering (AABE) Gator Chapter Secretary/Treasurer

ACCOMPLISHMENT HIGHLIGHTS

Pan American/World Games/International Experience:
2014 Pan American Championships 500m Gold Medalist;
2014 Pan American Olympic Festival 500m Gold Medalist, 200m Silver Medalist

Team USA awards, honors and statistics:
2008-09 Junior World Championships 1 Gold Medal (500m), 2 Silver (500m, Relay), 2 Bronze (500m, relay);
2010 and 2012-13 World Championships 1 Silver Medal (500m), 3 Bronze (500m)

Other awards, honors, and statistics in skating:
2012 and 2013 United States Olympic Committee Female Athlete of the Year for Roller Sports

Other awards and/or honors received outside of skating: National Merit/Achievement Scholarship Recipient; Dean’s List

GOAL HIGHLIGHTS

Career goals: work with prosthetics and bioceramics

Future goals you hope to obtain as a Skater: 500m Senior World Champion

FAVORITES SPOTLIGHT

Favorite food before a competition: banana or other fruit

Favorite place to shop: American Eagle

Favorite possession: cell phone

Favorite hobbies: watching Netflix and playing roller derby

FAMILY HIGHLIGHTS

Father’s name:  Tracy Jackson

Father’s occupation: Fire truck assembler

Mother’s name: Rita Jackson (deceased)

Mother’s occupation: Pharmacy Technician

Brothers: Corey Farmer