2012 Atlantic 10 Preseason All-Conference Third Team ... Enters the season tied for third all-time at GW with an .815 career free throw percentage ... Also ranks 19th with 219 career assists.
JUNIOR YEAR (2011-12)
Averaged team-best 12.0 points and 3.0 assists in 31.4 minutes per game, starting all 29 contests ... Ranked second on the team with 30 three-pointers made and third with 46 steals ... Posted an .857 free throw percentage, the fourth-best single-season mark in school history ... Ranked second in the A-10 in free throw percentage, 10th in steals (1.6 spg) and assist-to-turnover ratio (1.4) and 16th in scoring ... Reached double figures in scoring in 21 of 29 games on the year, including 10 straight from Dec. 11-Jan. 18 ... Posted three 20-point efforts and led the Colonials in scoring 10 times ... Scored 22 points on 7-of-14 shooting, including a career-high five 3-pointers in eight attempts, against Xavier (Feb. 8) ... Scored a career-high 23 points in the A-10 opener against Fordham (Jan. 7), three games after scoring 22 at William & Mary (Dec. 28) ... dished out a career-high eight assists against No. 11 Rutgers (Dec. 30).
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2010-11)
Led GW and 29th in Atlantic 10 in scoring at 10.4 points per game ... Also paced team and fourth in A-10 with 4.2 assists per game ... Averaged team-high 32.2 minutes in 27 games with 26 starts after returning from broken leg in freshman season ... Led GW with 107 field goals (107-303), tied for team lead with 29 steals, second on team with 51 made free throws at 79.7 percent rate (51-64) ... 14 double-digit scoring games, including 10 of final 12 games ... Career-high 17 points and seven assists in 41 minutes in double overtime loss at Marshall (12/2) ... Also dished out seven assists in wins against Ohio (11/30) and Stony Brook (12/11) ... 16 points, 7-of-7 free throws, six assists and career-high four steals in win over Massachusetts (2/12).
FRESHMAN YEAR (2009-10)
Missed final 24 games of season after sustaining broken left fibula at 8:35 mark of first half vs. #25 Michigan State (11/27/09) at Junkanoo Jam in Freeport, Bahamas. GW led MSU, 20-19, at time of injury ... GW won 2-of-3 games prior to Jackson's injury ... Underwent season-ending surgery on broken leg Dec. 20, 2009 ... Started all four games prior to injury, averaging 8.8 points, 5.0 assists, 2.5 rebounds and 1.3 steals in 25.8 minutes per game ... Led A-10 in assists per game and assist-to-turnover ratio at time of injury ... Eight assists versus one turnover in victory over Coppin State (11/19/09) ... 12 points, seven assists in collegiate debut in victory at North Texas (11/17/09).
HIGH SCHOOL Rated 77th overall and 11th-best at point guard on ESPN HoopGurlz Top 100 recruits ... Virginia Group AAA First Team All-State, Northwest Region and Cardinal District Player of the Year in both 2008 and 2009 ... Helped Forest Park to four state playoff berths, including state title in 2006 and runner-up finish in 2008 ... First team All-Met by The Washington Post in 2009, second team All-Met in 2008 ... Averaged 23.5 points, second-most in DC Metro area, as a senior in 2009 and finished four-year career with 1,797 career points ... Chose GW over offers from Wake Forest, Radford, Temple, South Florida and Middle Tennessee.
PERSONAL Daniell Shane Jackson ... Born March 31, 1991, in Camp Lejeune, NC ... Daughter of Leon and Janice Jackson ... Has three sisters, Christie, Keshawna and Bria, and one brother, Brent ... Majoring in business administration with a concentration in sport, event and hospitality management.