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Jackson Akers ‘22 Recruiting Profile

  • Logan Senior High School
  • LOGAN, WV
  • Men's Tennis
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Jackson Akers's Men's Tennis Recruiting Profile
Height:
6'4"
Weight:
155
Age:
17
Prim. Position:
Singles
Sec. Position:
Doubles
Universal Tennis Rating
4.76

Personal Statement

I have been playing sports since I was four.  I have participated in basketball, baseball, and beginning in sixth grade, tennis.  While I enjoyed basketball and played throughout middle school and my freshman year, tennis has been my passion. I have focused on my tennis game since seventh grade and decided this year to stop playing basketball so that I would not miss out on opportunities to play tennis and improve my skills in the off season.  I condition and play six days a week and spend a lot of time working with my private coach. I was seeded as the one seed this year as a sophomore both in singles and doubles.  I have attended several tennis camps over the years including Wake Forest Tennis Camp, WVU Tennis Camp and Mercer Tennis Clinics in the past year.  I play USTA tournaments in our state and my plan this summer was to begin to play USTA throughout our tri-state region.  Last summer I was named Wake Forest Camper of the Week. 

I also work hard to maintain a strong grade point average and stay active in extra-curricular activities at my school.  I am a member of the Beta Club, Pep Club, SCORES, and Student Council.  I have been a class officer both years of high school.  I am very involved in our community and I volunteer every week at a local food pantry giving out food baskets to families in need.

My family is a very sports’ driven family.  Both of my parents have been coaches.  My father has coached high school basketball and my mother has been a high school cheer coach for many years.  My grandfather played college basketball at WVU and then coached the sport for 22 years.  Our family is competitive, goal oriented and sports minded.  I have been raised to work hard, respect your coaches and be a leader on and off the court.    

Athletics

High School Information

  • Years w/ Varsity:
  • 2 years
  • 2020 Varsity Team
  • 2019 Varsity Team
  • Team Awards:
    Conference 2nd Place

Coach References

  • High School Head Coach
  • Justin Turner
  • High School Head Coach
  • Justin Turner

Additional Sports

  • Basketball
  • F
  • 3 Years
  • Varsity Team
  • Freshman Year Varsity Team

Academics

Grades

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Test Scores

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High School Information

High School:
Logan Senior High School
State:
WEST VIRGINIA
Phone:
(304) 752-6606

Academic Accomplishments

Honors Classes:
Yes. Honors Science, Math, and History
AP Classes:
Yes. AP Language
Registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center?
Yes

Awards, Achievements and Activities

  • Award
    • National Junior Honor Society - President
  • Activity
    • BETA Club
  • Activity
    • Student Council
  • Activity
    • Freshman Class Sergeant at Arms
  • Activity
    • Sophomore Class Sergeant at Arms
  • Activity
    • Pep Club
  • Activity
    • SCORES
  • Activity
    • Volunteer - Hungry Lambs Food Pantry

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