Bo Jackson Biography


Bo Jackson

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Birth Name: Bo Jackson
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Birth Country: United States
Birth Sign: scorpio
Age:   54 Years
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An American former baseball and American football player, Bo Jackson was born as Vincent Edward "Bo" Jackson on November 30, 1962, in Bessemer, Alabama, United States. His parents are Florence Bond and A.D. Adams. He was raised by his parents with his nine siblings in Bessemer, Alabama. Bo attended school in McCalla and completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Family and Child Development at Auburn.

Regarding his nationality and ethnicity, he is black American. Moving to his personal life he is happily married man. Bo Jackson and his wife Linda Jackson married in 1987. His wife Linda is a clinical psychologist. The couple has three children, sons Garrett and Nicholas, and a daughter, Morgan. The couple is currently living with their three children in Burr Ridge, Illinois. Age 54, player Bo Jackson is active on social sites: Facebook and Twitter. He is one of the few athletes to be named an All-Star in two major sports. Bo Jackson is widely considered one of the greatest athletes of all time.  His current estimated net worth is $16 million.

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Born in Bessemer, Alabama, United States

1962 30th of November

Bo Jackson was born on November 30, 1962, to the parents,  Florence Bond and A.D. Adams in Bessemer, Alabama, United States. His birth name is Vincent Edward "Bo" Jackson. He grew up with his nine siblings.

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Won Heisman Trophy

1985

 Jackson was selected by the New York Yankees in the second round of the 1982 Major League Baseball draft, but he instead chose to attended Auburn University and there he won the 1985 "Heisman Trophy"  annually awarded to the outstanding collegiate football player in the United States.  

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Married with Linda Jackson

1987

 Bo Jackson got married to  Linda Jackson in 1987. His wife Linda is a clinical psychologist. They have three children together named,  Garrett and Nicholas, and  Morgan. He is currently living with his family in Burr Ridge, Illinois.

 

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Voted to start for American League All-Star team

1989

Bob Jackson began to show his true potential in the year 1989 when he was voted to start for the American League All-Star team and was named the game's MVP for his play on both offense and defense. 

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Finished his career with California Angels

1994

Jackson finished his career in 1994 with the California Angels. That season was cut short by the 1994–95 baseball strike and Jackson decided to retire at age 32. "I got to know my family," he said, "That looks better to me than any $10 million contracts."

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Appeared in the Show Pros vs. Joes

2006

In 2006, Jackson appeared on the Spike TV sports reality show, Pros vs. Joes.  It was an American physical reality game show that aired on Spike from 2006 to 2010.  In his second appearance, he easily defeated amateur athletes in a home run-hitting contest. 

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