About Franklin Jackson
Point guard who was selected by the New Orleans Pelicans in the second round of the 2017 NBA Draft. He played one season of college basketball for the Duke Blue Devils, starting in half of his appearances during his time there.
He finished his high school career as Utah's 2016 Mr. Basketball and was a consensus All-American. He was the #1 ranked recruit in Utah and the #11 recruit in the country.
He was named co-MVP of the 2016 McDonald's All-America all-star game.
His father, Al Jackson, is a former Utah state senator. He has four siblings.
He played alongside Jayson Tatum while at Duke.