Athlete to Watch: Hopkins Standout George Jackson


In preparation for the upcoming outdoor track and field season, MileSplit Minnesota will highlight some athletes from all track and field disciplines to watch out for this upcoming season. Athletes were chosen because of their previous accomplishments and potential. 

Name: George Jackson

School: Hopkins High School

Year: 2021

College Commitment: University of Kansas


High Jump5-6
Long Jump22-7.25
100 Meter Dash11.62
110 Meter Hurdles14.33
200 Meter Dash23.01
300 Meter Hurdles38.41
400 Meter Dash54.19
200 Meter Dash23.15

Hopkins George Jackson is another talented Minnesotan who will be taking their talents to the University of Kansas. Jackson is a talented athlete who during the 2019 season went to state in the long jump, 110m hurdles, and 300m hurdles. He is an ambitious young man who not only looks to make his mark in track and field but out there in the world. 

View the 2019 MSHSL State Championship Results Here: RESULTS

Go onto the next page to view a Q&A with George Jackson about this upcoming season!