Dr. Jackson is a native Washingtonian. After graduation, he attended North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, North Carolina where he majored in Electrical Engineering. He continued his post-secondary education at the University of Maryland University College where he received his B.S. in Information Systems Management. He later received his M.A. in Christian Counseling from the Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary, as well as a M.S. and Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision (Pastoral) from Loyola University Maryland.
Dr. Jackson is a nationally certified and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (Maryland and D.C.) and is the founder, CEO, and Clinical Director of GraceCares Community Wellness Collaborative, a mental health organization established to address maladaptive behavior in personal and family life. He serves as the Executive Director of Kidz Helping Kidz, Inc., a not-for-profit organization founded to address the growing concerns and needs of youth in urban and suburban communities. Kidz Helping Kidz provides opportunities for children to serve, support, and educate one another; empowering them to help themselves and create opportunities to pursue and develop their passions in service to humanity in their youth.
Dr. Jackson is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, served as a Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, and later served as a Federal Police Officer with the U.S. Capitol Police. Dr. Jackson is married to Stephanie and is the proud father of Kiara, Kaleb, Kirsten, and Kyndal Jackson.