FAIRFAX, Va. – George Mason head men’s basketball coach Paul Hewitt announced today Isaiah Jackson has signed a National Letter of Intent for the upcoming 2014-15 season.
“Isaiah is a versatile perimeter player with outstanding size,” commented Hewitt. “We see him playing any of the three perimeter positions for us and we think he has a chance to make an impact for us next year offensively.”
Jackson, a 6’6” combo guard, hails from Gainesville, Fla., where he averaged 17.0 points per game, 9.0 rebounds per game, 6.1 assists per game and 3.0 steals per game at The Villages Charter High School. Last season, Jackson helped the Buffalo to the State Playoffs and a 25-3 season under the guidance of coach Dave Krakoff.
Prior to his arrival at The Villages Charter High School, Jackson attended Gainesville High School for three years where he helped lead his team to the 2013 Florida State Tournament Finals after averaging 16.0 ppg, 7.7 rpg and 5.4 apg, and was named the Gainesville Sun 2013 Big School Player of the Year. Jackson played AAU basketball for Florida Elite Black.
Jackson joins fall signees Eric Lockett, a 6’5” small forward from Atlanta, Ga./Whitefield Academy, Therence Mayimba, a 6’7” small forward from Libreville, Gabon/St. James School and Trey Porter, a 6’10” center from Dumfries, Va./Potomac.