Jackson is an actor and writer from New Jersey. He attended the Yale School of Drama, where he received an MFA in 2013. He can currently be seen on season 2 of The Deuce for HBO and will next appear in The Plot Against America, David Simon’s adaptation of the Philip Roth novel.
As an educator, Jackson teaches and coaches with several arts organizations in the New York area. He is a guest instructor at HB Studios and also coaches privately. Before pursuing acting, Jackson began his career as a teacher's assistant in a special education classroom in a New Jersey public school.