Jackson Coffin is the son of Gayle Coffin, an agent at Wood Bros Realty in York, NE. He is a graduate of York High School.
Jackson was a member of National Honor Society, Student Council, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Future Farmers of America, and Future Business Leaders of America. He also participated in Nebraska Leadership Society and National Honor Society. He was a team captain for wrestling and soccer, and also played football and ran track.
His scholarships include the Lance Boyle Memorial, the Peyton Hoffman Memorial and Blum Memorial. He was a Sertoma Award winner for wrestling, and won a student athlete award through the Marines.
Jackson plans to major in biology or animal science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.