Brother Jackson was initiated into Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. on March 4, 1989 via the Iota Psi Chapter at Cal Poly Pomona. Brother Jackson received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Cal Poly Pomona and his Masters in Public Administration from Baruch College in New York, where he was a National Urban Fellow.
Bro. Jackson has served as President of Iota Psi Chapter, Assistant District Director, President of Eta Pi Lambda, Area Director, Chairman of Iota Psi 40th Anniversary Celebration, Beta Psi Lambda Delegate to Regional and National Conventions, and Western Region Awards Committee.
A Southern California native, Brother Jackson has focused on real estate planning and development throughout his career. His 20 years in the industry bring experience in the areas of comprehensive urban planning, redevelopment as well as residential and commercial development.
Brother Jackson is currently the Senior Planner for the City of Inglewood overseeing transit oriented development station area planning, active transportation, and other forward-thinking planning programs and projects. Prior to joining the City of Inglewood, Brother Jackson served as the Los Angeles Office Operational Manager and Senior Project Manager for McKissack & McKissack. He has also served as Development Manager for the McGregor Company where he managed the completion of a $50 million redevelopment effort for the former Hanna Barbera Studio site. Brother Jackson served as Development Associate for Urban Partners and also served as Development Specialist and Urban Planner for the University of California, Merced where he was involved in the programming and planning for the campus’ first buildings. Additionally, Bro. Jackson is a former Commissioner on the South Los Angeles Area Planning Commission, active member of Zion Hill Baptist Church, and Treasurer of the Wellington Neighborhood Association, where Brother Jackson resides with his wife, Joanna and their two children, William and Jade.