Jackson Jeffries

Jackson Jeffries

Jenks High School

Jeffries is an Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction, received a National Merit Commendation and is a valedictorian candidate. He is co-founder of the Advanced Placement Club, historian of the Table Tennis Club and a Superfans Club officer. Jeffries completed a chemical engineering internship with Yale Cleaners and won a Best Team Award at the Purdue Seminar for Top Engineering Projects. He provides private tutoring to five kids twice a week and enjoys playing baseball in his free time. Jeffries plans to study chemical engineering at Oklahoma State University. Scholarship sponsor: Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation

For our televised Academic Awards Tribute, we asked Academic All-Staters to submit a brief video introducing themselves and an honored teacher that they had planned to invite to the Academic Awards Banquet. Each student recognizes an honored teacher who has had a profound impact on his or her life.