Former So Pas High School Soccer, Track Star Drafted in a Pro Soccer League

CORRECTION: Information provided to The Review regarding soccer star Jazmin Jackmon’s graduating class was incorrect. Jackmon’s last playing season was 2014. She was in the Class of 2015. The Review regrets this error that appears in the print 1.18.19 issue.

Former South Pasadena High School girls varsity soccer player and track-team member, Jazmin Jackmon, Class of 2015, was selected by the Houston Dash during the professional National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) college draft on Jan. 10.

A quick recap of Jackmon’s University of Oregon (UO) and So Pas High School career highlights follow:

College Highlights:

2018 (Senior): Started all 19 matches during her senior season at Oregon … scored her first career goal at Oregon against UCLA (Oct. 18) … season high three shots, including two on goal against Idaho (Sept. 1) … took a total of 9 shots with 5 on goal … recorded one game winning assist against Idaho (Sept. 1) and one assist against Colorado (Oct. 13) … earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.

2017 (Junior): Saw action in all 19 matches during her first season at Oregon earning 17 starts … recorded her first career shot at UO in her debut against North Carolina State (Aug. 18) … season high two shots, including one on goal, against Idaho State (Sept. 17) … recorded one shot against USC (Oct. 1), Washington State (Oct. 5) and Oregon State (Nov. 2) to bring her season total to six.

2016 (Sophomore) (Santa Clara): Helped Santa Clara advance to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament after a 12-7-4 overall season and 6-2-1 in West Coast Conference play…on Bronco’s defense, she held opponents to .74 goals allowed average.

2015 (Freshman) (Santa Clara): Held opponents to .069 shot percentage and 9.9 shots per game on the Santa Clara defense…started in all 22 games as a freshman.

University of Oregon (UO) Women’s Soccer website provided the college data. 

So Pas High School Highlights:

Competed in both track and soccer…helped lead the South Pasadena High School squad to the CIF playoffs for three years in a row…earned All-League Second Team honors…named Defensive Player of the Year in 2013-14…part of the league championship squad in 2011-12 and advanced to the CIF playoffs…named varsity soccer Newcomer of the Year…won the CIF Championship crown and league championships in each competing season with track and field…named the team’s Most Outstanding Performer in 2014.

Jazmin Jackmon’s talent and dedication may have come in some measure from her father, Marvin, who played college football at California Polytechnic University and Northern Arizona University, and was later signed as a free agent with the San Francisco 49ers.