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Rickea Jackson

  • As of June 7, 2019

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medal: 2019 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup
  • Member of the 2019 USA Basketball Women's 3x3 U18 World Cup Team that claimed the gold medal for the USA with a 7-0 record in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia; scored 39 points, which ranked fifth among all competitors in the 20-team field.
  • Competed in the 2019 USA Basketball 3x3 U18 National Championship with It'sJustWork.
  • Named as one of 18 finalists for the 2018 USA Basketball Women's U17 World Cup Team on May 28, 2018.
  • 2017 USA Women’s U16 National Team Trials participant.

College Notes

  • Signed a National Letter of Intent to attend and play for Mississippi State University in the fall.

High School Honors

  • 2019 McDonald's All-American.
  • 2018, 2019 Gatorade Michigan Player of the Year.
  • 2019 USA Today All-USA second team, Michigan Player of the Year and All-Michigan first team.
  • 2018 MaxPreps High School All-America second team.
  • 2019 Michigan Miss Basketball.
  • 2018 Detroit Free Press Sports Awards Girls Basketball Player of the Year and 2017 and 2018 All-State first team.
  • 2018 Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan (BCAM) Best of the Best All-State.
  • 2018 Associated Press Michigan Class C Player of the Year.
  • 2018 Detroit News Dream Team, 2017 All-State first team and 2016 All-State fourth team.  
  • 2018 MaxPreps All-America second team.
  • 2018 AP Class C All-State first team and 2017 AP Class C All-State second team.
  • 2016, 2017 and 2018 BCAM All-State.

High School Notes

  • Has played four varsity seasons at Detroit Edison Public School Academy in Michigan.
  • Helped her team as a senior in 2018-19 to a third-straight Michigan state championship and a 27-1 record; scored 28 points in the 2019 championship game and averaged 22.0 ppg., 6.5 rpg. and 1.5 spg. Her team earned the 2019 Division 2 title and Class C titles in 2017 and 2018.
  • Scored 1,771 points in her four-year prep career.
  • As a junior in 2017-18, averaged 21.9 ppg., 10.8 rpg, 4.5 apg, 2.3 spg and 1.6 bpg. to lead Edison to a 24-1 slate and the 2018 Michigan Class C state championship; recorded a combined 41 points and 17 rebounds in the state semifinal and final games.
  • As a sophomore in 2016-17, scored 21 points in the title game to help her team claim the Michigan Class C state championship; averaged 17.3 ppg., 10.2 rpg. and 3.1 bpg.
  • As a freshman in 2015-16, averaged 24.1 ppg. and 8.3 rpg. as Edison finished with a 9-6 record.
  • Competed in the summer for Sports City U.

Personal Notes

  • Born in Royal Oak, Michigan, currently resides in Detroit.
  • Daughter of Caryn Jackson and Rickey Jackson Sr.; has three brothers, Rickey Jackson Jr. (24), Ryon Jackson (19) and Jordan Anderson (13).
  • Boasts a 3.02 GPA and is a member of her school’s honor roll and dean’s list.
  • Has volunteered locally with the Brown Bag Project, where she is a student leader who helps to organize and provide meals to the homeless.
  • Mother played basketball at Kansas and brother, Rickey, played basketball at Adrian College.


  • Twitter: @IamThatHooper
  • Instagram: @IamThatHooper
  • First played basketball: when she was 12.
  • Enjoys: listening to music, shopping and being with family and friends.
  • Top four movies: “Love & Basketball,” “Hush,” “Breaking In” and “The Wood.”
  • Favorite player: Kevin Durant.
  • Favorite class: Science.
  • Most played song: “Nice for What,” by Drake.
  • Favorite pregame meal or snack: steak and broccoli with cheese.
  • Inspired by: her mother.
  • International travels: Canada, to Niagara Falls in 2016 and 2017 for vacation and Ontario for a basketball tournament.

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