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Grace Jackson

School

Vanderbilt University

Position
Midfielder
Major
Medicine, Healthy & Society

Classroom

Through her first three seasons, Grace Jackson has posted a 3.385 GPA. She’s spent two semesters on the dean’s list and is a three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll member.

Character

Jackson has embodied what it means to be a Vanderbilt Commodore. She’s started and played in 62 straight games having never missed a game in her career. She has served as a leader throughout her time in Vanderbilt and has helped bring the soccer program to new heights. She was essential in Vanderbilt winning its first SEC championship since 1994.

Community

Jackson has been a big part of the Nashville community during her time at Vanderbilt. She is a part of the Big Brothers Big Sisters program through which she has been given a little sister whom she visits once a week. Jackson also takes part in Preston Taylor Ministries, which is an after-school program for kids. She also volunteers with Habitat for Humanity along with the Vanderbilt soccer team.

Competition

Jackson had an incredibly successful 2018 season, helping lead the Commodores to their first SEC championship since 1994. Following the season, she was selected to the All-SEC First Team and the All-Southeast Region Second Team. She was also selected to the SEC All-Freshman Team in 2016. For her career, Jackson has scored 11 goals and added nine more assists, including a career-high five goals in 2018.

(All stats as of nomination time.)