|Hometown:||Las Vegas, Nev.|
|High School:||Shadow Ridge|
Damian Jackson joins the Huskers as a walk-on for the 2017 season. He will look to add depth to the linebacker spot as a freshman.
Jackson served as a member of the Navy SEALs for four years after graduating from Shadow Ridge High School in Las Vegas, Nev., in 2010. He was not a member of the football team in high school, but did participate in baseball and soccer. He hit .316 as a senior on the baseball team at Shadow Ridge.
Damian is the son of Bridgette Saenz, and he was born on July 22, 1992. He has one brother, Adam. Jackson is majoring in computer science at Nebraska.