Shawn Jackson ’14 rejoined the Hope College football coaching staff prior to the 2016 season as an assistant coach. He works with the running backs.
In the 2016 season, Jackson assisted Hope's first two 1,000-yard rushers in the same season: Branden Campbell and Mike Miklusicak.
Jackson coached running backs at Holland Christian in 2015.
Jackson worked with Hope’s running backs in 2014.
Jackson ranks third all-time in Flying Dutchmen history with 3,289 rushing yards between 2010-13. He is sixth in single-season rushing yards with 1,160 during the 2013 season on 221 carries for a 5.2 yard per carry average.
Jackson owns the second-longest rushing play in Hope history with a 93-yard touchdown run against Alma during the 2010 season.
Jackson graduated from Hope with a degree in exercise science. He lives in Holland and works as a substitute teacher. He is working toward owning a sports training business.
Jackson and his fiancee', Vanessa, have a daughter, Jada.