Reginald Shon Jackson was born in 1990 in Pordenone, Italy to American parents. Reggie's father Saul was serving at the American Air Force base in Aviano, Italy. The Jackson family then briefly moved to England before returning to the United States when Reggie was five. The Jackson family then lived in North Dakota, Georgia and Florida before deciding on Colorado. Jackson graduated from General William J. Palmer HS in Colorado Springs, where the guard was named the 2007-08 Gatorade Colorado Boys' Basketball Player of the Year. Jackson is the leader of the Reggie Jackson DETermined to Assist Foundation, which has opened several literacy lounges at various schools throughout Detroit. The foundation's mission is to impact the lives of low-income children in Detroit by providing educational opportunities and resources that they otherwise wouldn't have access to. Follow Jackson on Twitter and Instagram (@Reggie_Jackson).