SPACE COAST DAILY TV: Brevard County’s Jackson Fain Kicks His Way into Top All-Star Games
By Alan Zlotorzynski, Senior Editor // January 9, 2019
No.1 Ranked Punter for the class of 2023 is heading to Melbourne High School
ABOVE VIDEO: Space Coast Daily’s Alan Zlotorzynzki had an opportunity to speak with Jackson Fain and his father James following the Uner Armour NEXT game about his experience, and where he found his love of kicking a football.
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Selected as one of the best placekickers and punters in the country, eighth-grader Jackson Fain recently participated in the 2019 Under Armour NEXT 8th Grade All-American football game at Camping World Stadium.
Jackson is 13-years old and has played seven years in Brevard County Youth Football Cheer Association.
He played five years for West Melbourne and spent the last two years kicking for the Melbourne Hurricanes.
Off the field, the future Melbourne Bulldog is an Honor Student at West Shore where he is a member of the National Junior Honor Society.
Aside from being named to kick in the 2019 Under Armour NEXT 8th Grade All-American game, Jackson has also kicked in the 2018 NFL Hall Of Fame 8th Grade All-American game and he was a member of the 2018 USA Football U14/U15 National Team.
Jackson has also won several individual kicking and punting contest contests and honors.
This past season he converted 51 of 53 point after attempts and was one for two kicking field goals. Jackson booted a 32-yard FG in the BCYFCA Super Bowl
Melbourne Bulldogs head coach Scott Grish is getting a great weapon in Jackson who can already hit field goals from as far away as 45-yards.
According to the Kornblue Kicking Fab50 Underclassmen recruiting ratings, Jackson is ranked No. 49 Overall and No.2 in the Class of 2023 for kicking and for punting, he is No.25 overall and No.1 for the class of 2023.
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