Donovan Jackson


Player profile

  • Height 6-4
  • Weight 300
  • Hometown Bellaire, Texas
  • Last School Episcopal
  • Year 2nd Year

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @D_jack78
Instagram: @d_jack75

Ohio State Overview
• Donovan is in his second year with the program and has three seasons of eligibility
• He is an OSU Scholar-Athlete who is majoring in sport industry
• Earned his first varsity letter as a true freshman in 2021, playing in all 13 games
• The most experienced of the non-starters returning on the offensive line with 100 plays on offense in 2021
• In line to start for the Buckeyes in 2022 after playing with first-team unit throughout spring drills

Honors & Awards
2021: OSU Scholar-Athlete

More on Donovan
• Donovan enrolled in classes and joined the program in June, 2021
• The highest-rated offensive linemen in Ohio State’s 2021 recruiting class
• A five-star prospect according to 247Sports and the nation’s No. 1-rank guard
• The No. 1 player in the state of Texas and the No. 17 overall player regardless of position
• Ranked No. 31 in Sports Illustrated’s list of the 100 best players in this year’s class
• Selected for the Army All-American Bowl
• Named the 2020 All-USA high school preseason team by USA Today
• An SI.com All-American
• Started as a freshman at left tackle for Houston Christian High School before transferring to Episcopal
• Took home offensive line MVP honors at The Opening in July of 2019
• Helped Episcopal win the Southwest Preparatory Conference 4A title as a junior
• Is the son of Melanie and Todd Jackson