By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 11/18/17
Bishop McNamara High School (MD) 2018 attack-midfield Kiyanna Jackson has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Howard University.
Kiyanna Jackson profile:
High School: Bishop McNamara High School (MD)
Graduation Year: 2018
College Choice: Howard University
Club Teams: Maryland Diamondbacks, Chesapeake Club Lacrosse
Lacrosse Honors: The Grind, Project 120, Champion´s Cup, and Duke Lacrosse Camp
Academic Honors: National Honors Society, Science Honors Society, English Honors Society, Cum Laude Recipient
Expected Major: Criminal Justice / Biology
Why did you choose Howard? “I chose Howard University because of their superior academics and athletics. I get to have the best of both worlds and enjoy playing collegiate lacrosse at the highest level as well as receiving an excellent education. I also decided on Howard because it puts me closer to home and my family and loved ones will be able to be at most of my games!”
HS team’s outlook for 2018 season? “My class is one of the founding classes of the rebuilding of the lacrosse programs at my school. We have had many ups and downs, but we are hungry for this season. We are tenacious and ready to go!”
Thank You: “I would first like to thank God, because without God none of this would be possible. I would like to thank my family and friends for always being patient with me throughout this process.
“I would like to thank my teammates for always supporting me. I would like to thank Coach Chris, Coach Mike, Coach AB, and Coach Mary from my high school and my club, Maryland Diamondbacks for helping develop me into the player I am today and constantly pushing me to be the best. I would also like to thank Coach Chelsea and Coach Kim from CCLAX for giving me the opportunity to perform on the highest stage. Thank you Coach Mark and all the coaches at ULAX for training me. Last but not least, thank you Coach Karli for giving me the opportunity to play at Howard !!! #GOBISON”
Other schools considered: Alderson Broaddus, University of Charleston, Longwood, and Goucher
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