Jeanette Jackson

Coach Jeanette Jackson

Coach Jea also known as Jeanette Jackson is the ALL-TIME LEADING SCORER IN PVAMU SCHOOL HISTORY. Jeanette Jackson attended Prairie View A&M University for four years graduating with a bachelor’s degree in business management. Coach Jea received honorable mentions ending her college career as the number one leading scorer in PVAMU history, and a 3-time SWAC Champion. She was featured on the PVAMU billboard on Highway 290. Coach Jea was named Player of the Year, Most Valuable Player, First Team All-Conference, SWAC player of the week several times, and National Player of the Year. Jeanette made 3 NCAA appearances during her run as a lady panther. During her senior season 2014-15 Coach Jea was named First Team All-Conference and lead the entire league in scoring, averaging 19 points per game with 4 assists & 3 steals. Coach Jea is an undeniable historian of Prairie View Women’s Basketball.

After her success in college, Jeanette went on to pursue her professional basketball career in Romania and Spain. While playing in CB Almeria, Spain Jeanette was the starting point guard and lead her team to finish top three in their conference, averaging 10 points and 6 assist her rookie season. She was also one of the leading scorers and most important asset to the team. Jackson went on to end her career with retiring, moving on with a goal of completing graduate school.

Jeanette then became a Graduate Assistant at PVAMU for the Women’s Basketball team under the leadership of Coach Sandy Pugh. Jeanette’s tenure as a graduate assistant was a success, helping lead the women’s basketball team to the WNIT tournament, finishing second in SWAC Conference.

Following that year, Jackson was hired as a full-time Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at PVAMU. The experience gained while working under Coach Pugh has prepared Jackson with many skills and techniques that most AAU coaches lack. Jackson specializes in Point Guard Development while also being familiar with all aspects of an NCAA Division I program. Coach Jackson is also knowledgeable in all areas of national recruitment of prospective student-athletes, preparing scouting reports on opponents, skill work and ball handling break down, shooting break downs, and implementing offensive systems. Coach Jea Jea wears many hats, as she specializes in group & individual skill training.

Coach Jea is now a huge public figure in the City of Houston and Las Vegas. She has an annual Christmas toy drive where she provides toys and other necessities to families of less fortune. Coach Jea Jea provides skill development training through the City of Prairie View, Houston, and other surrounding areas.

Coach Jea continues to help lead women basketball programs and continues to develop kids that have gone on to play at the collegiate level. Coach Jea has high expectations of excellence in all student-athletes, along with great character and passion to help serve the community well. Jackson quotes “In order to be successful, we, Texas Southern Flames need that combination in our players” and will continue to drill those aspects into all of our student athletes, along with the confidence needed to bring out the best out of each and every athlete despite of their circumstances.

Coach Jea continues to instill confidence in her players and bring the best out of all kids, despite their circumstances. Coach Jea always says, “No matter how much talent you have, coaching and mentoring kids is a skill that you must be blessed with.”