B.J. Jackson is entering his fourth year as both Athletic Director and Head Boys’ National Basketball Coach at Legacy Charter School in Greenville, SC. Coach Jackson arrived at Legacy during the 2012-2013 school year after an eight year stint as Southside High School in Greenville, SC where he worked under Hall of Fame Coach Louie Golden. As an assistant coach, Coach Jackson was a part of three conference titles, three upstate titles, and two state championships. In the spring of 2009 Jackson was named Head Coach at Southside where he led Southside to three upstate finals and one state runner-up in 2012 which would be his last year at Southside High School. Since his arrival to Legacy Charter School, the school has become one of the fastest growing National Basketball and Athletic Programs. Coach Jackson assisted with the athletic renovations which took place in the summer of 2013 and saw the addition of an athletic turf field, outdoor regulation court, and athletic training facility/crossfit. Coach Jackson also serves as Asst. Director to Upstate Hoops Ministries which helps underprivileged children in low income communities through basketball.

Basketball Career Record
2015-2016 Legacy Charter School Present
2014-2015 Legacy Charter School 36-12
2013-2014 Legacy Charter School 40-8
2012-2013 Legacy Charter School 32-16
2011-2012 Southside High School 18-12 (AAA State Runner-Up)
2010-2011 Southside High School 22-6 (AAA Upstate Runner-Up)
2009-2010 Southside High School 26-4 (Region Champs/AA Upstate Runner-Up)
Career Total 174-58


Coaching Awards
2011-2012 Southside High School Greenville Country Coach of the Year
2009-2010 Southside High School Region II-AA Coach of the Year
2009-2012 Southside High School SCBCA Board Member


Notable Players under Coach Jackson (High School and AAU)
Robbie Dreher SC AA Player of the Year, MCDAA Honorable Mention (Winthrop University)
Quinton Thomas Sports Reporters SC AA Player of the Year, MCDAA Honorable Mention (Georgia Perimeter)
Juwan Evans Texas Player of the Year, MCDAA, U18 Team USA (Oklahoma St.)
Gage Ellis Palm Beach State
Dorian Pinson Lincoln Memorial University (All-Freshmen Team)
Alex Mills McClendon Community College (All-Conference Team)
Chris Rhodes Francis Marion
Marcus Watts Tennessee Chattanooga
Jay Free USC Spartanburg now USC Upstate
Jeremy Byrd USC Spartanburg now USC Upstate
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