Name: Joe Jackson
Sport: Wheelchair Rugby
Classification: 1.0
DOB: 9/6/1989
Birthplace: Chandler, Calif.
Hometown: Maricopa, Ariz.
High School: Hamilton High School (Chandler, Ariz.) '07
College: Arizona State University, Industrial Engineering
Team/Club: Ability360 Heat
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2020); One-time Paralympic medalist (1 silver)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, silver
Personal: Son of Todd and JoAnn Jackson...Broke his C6 vertebrae while playing varsity football in 2005 at the age of 16…When he’s not training, he gives back to the community through his own foundation he co-created with his father, The Joe Jackson Foundation, which provides adaptive equipment for young adults and children with spinal cord injuries...Peer mentor at St. Joseph’s Hospital.