06/11/2017 - College PREP - Hoover (Birmingham), AL Jackson is a solid, athletic RHP/3B who a promising future on the diamond. At 3B, defensive abilities are solid as he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are aggressive as he attacks balls and plays through well with his body. Hands are soft / sure and he presents well out front. Range will continue to improve as he improves foot quickness. At the plate, he shows an athletic setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He works to stay inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will continue to increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. On the mound, delivery is sound / repeatable allowing his arm action to work free to the plate. He shows good tempo through a strong balance point and throws from a high 3/4 arm slot. Fastball showed a range of 74-76 mph. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with gradual break. He throws a knuckleball with slight tumbling action. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. With 4 years to further develop, Jackson has the makings of special type player with time and room to progress his game.