Brittany Jackson Teams Up With Baron Davis for Girls Youth Basketball Camp
October 26, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News(LOS ANGELES, CA) – Rising basketball star, Brittany Jackson, prepares to hit the road playing exhibition games against America's top ranked NCAA women’s basketball teams. She will be joining Karleen Thompson, assistant coach of the Women’s National Basketball Association’s Houston Comets, in leading this year's tournament games. She will also team up with the Rising Stars Foundation, owned by Baron Davis of the Golden State Warriors, to host a basketball camp for middle and high school girls at Crossroads High School in Santa Monica, California on Saturday, November 4, 2006.
This brilliant athlete graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2005 where she was a four-year starter for the Lady Volunteers basketball team and was named to the SEC All-Tournament team. After graduation, Jackson signed with the National Women's Basketball League (NWBL) team, the San Jose Spiders. A Tennessee native, Jackson has been affiliated with many philanthropic organizations including American Cancer Society, Knoxville’s Promise, The Race for the Cure and the Boy’s & Girl’s Club of America.
Recently out of college, Jackson has made her presence known in the world of women’s basketball and is currently fielding offers to play for international teams in Portugal, Sweden, Turkey, and Greece, to name a few.
With several guest appearances on HBO’s Entourage and a five page spread in FHM Magazine, she is on her way to becoming a household name. In July of 2006, Jackson graced the red carpet at the ESPY Awards and spoke as a panel athlete.
Her continued interest in the media has lead to modeling, including an invitation to participate in the Los Angeles Fashion Week Wrap-Up Soiree on October 23rd, and acting opportunities. In addition to her myriad of other interests, this marvel writes for Atlanta’s Seven magazine and freelances for ESPN.
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