Before absolutely dominating the WNBA and international competition, Sheryl Swoopes was leading Texas Tech to a national championship in 1993. And now it seems, the school will be seeing a LOT more of the future Hall of Famer around campus. On Wednesday morning, Swoopes’ son, Jordan Jackson, committed to the school and will play for Tubby Smith’s squad next season.
The proud mom took to Twitter to share the good news.
— Sheryl Swoopes (@sswoopes22) November 12, 2014
Jackson has previously credited his mom for his success on the court and her storied history with the school seemed to factor heavily in his decision. “I was ecstatic,” Jackson told TexasHoops.com after receiving the scholarship offer in July. “I immediately felt how this was an opportunity to continue the legacy of my mom, but on the men’s side.”
Safe to say, that type of legacy would be fairly well received in Lubbock. And the 6-foot-1 shooting guard was clearly so excited about his decision, he couldn’t even wait to see how he would look in the team uniform.
Tomorrow marks the start of a new journey for me pic.twitter.com/tBkx8pMRvj
— 2⃣WAYNO2⃣ (@JayJack_22) November 12, 2014
Swoopes gave her stamp of approval of the new look with a retweet. You can’t get more of an endorsement than that.
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