Keith J. Jackson

by LP Green, II
Keith J. Jackson
Positive Atmosphere Reaches Kids (P.A.R.K.)
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Keith J. Jackson is President of Positive Atmosphere Reaches Kids (P.A.R.K.). In this role, Jackson leads an organization focused creating a place where kids have hope, gain strong values and confidence.

After graduating from the University of Oklahoma and playing for the National Football League, Jackson founded Positive Atmosphere Reaches Kids (P.A.R.K.) in 1993. Jackson, a former Tight End for the Philadelphia Eagles, Miami Dolphins and Green Bay Packers, spearheaded fundraising efforts and raised over $900,000 in pledges.

Under Jackson’s watchful eye, many kids have been helped and inspired to reach beyond their potential. To date, P.A.R.K. has helped 375 students graduate from the program. Of that number, 244 entered college with 195 on P.A.R.K. assisted scholarships. Forty-six students have graduated from college, with four receiving master’s degrees.

Jackson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from the University of Oklahoma.

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