Degrees and Certifications:
BS Political Science Master of Divinity
LTC (R) Hugo Jackson is a native of Money, Mississippi, he is the proud son of Mr. & Mrs. A.J. and Mary Ellen Jackson of Money, Mississippi. His primary education consisted of attending Wilkes Elementary School and later he graduated from Amanda Elzy High School. After high school LTC (R) Jackson attended Alcorn State University, where he enrolled in the Senior ROTC Program and majored in Political Science. Upon graduation from Alcorn State University, he was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army as an Infantry Officer.
Shortly after retiring from the Army, LTC (R) Jackson started his second career as a JROTC Instructor in Clarksdale, Mississippi. He served as Senior Army Instructor for four years, during which time he became a mentor and father figure to many students and families in the community. After departing the district in 2013 LTC (R) Jackson was employed by the North Panola School District as Senior Army Instructor. During his 6 years, LTC (R) reestablish the program drill, Colorguard, and marksmanship teams. He departed the North Panola School District in 2019 to accept another position in the Kemper County School District, where he rebuilt the district program by helping students increase their military and college opportunities.
LTC (R) Jackson is married to the former Beverly R. Noel from the U.S. Virgin Island. They have been married for 31 years and have been blessed with 4 adult children and 4 grandchildren. LTC Jackson and Mrs. Jackson continue to volunteer their time and efforts to the youth in the communities of Oxford, Sardis, Como, Crenshaw, Dekalb, and Clarksdale communities
LTC (R) Jackson currently serves as the Wooddale High School JROTC Senior Army Instructor. The vision of the JROTC Program will be to reach one child at a time through leadership, education, and training. With the mission to empower, equip and enlighten our children by motivating them to become a better citizen.