Senator Jackson is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, 21st Century Investment Club and Quitman County Social Service Club for Senior Citizens. He is Secretary of the Corrections Committee.
Senator Jackson was born August 15, 1955 in Lambert Mississippi. He is married to the former Gloria Jean Richmond. They have six children, Nikara, Danielle, Reginald, Zakiya, Lalita & Dametra. His religious affiliation is Baptist.