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20 Questions with Michael Jackson III

We’re getting to know some of the 2021 USC commits in a series of 20 Questions. Up first is three-star wide receiver commit Michael Jackson III, from Las Vegas Desert Pines.

Jackson is a 6-0, 198-pound receiver who committed to USC in early June.

What is your favorite movie?
Any given Sunday

What is your favorite TV show?
The Chi

What is your favorite food?
Alfredo pasta

Who is your favorite musician or group?

Do you have any hidden talents?
I can do a ‘full’ flip

What is your favorite thing to do off the football field?
Sleep or draw

What is your favorite thing to do on the football field?
Scoring, of course. I feel like that’s a goal in any game for any player, especially receiver.

What’s your favorite play call and what’s your assignment on that play?
Spread Rt Iso Z (1 on 1 outside with DB)

What is your pre-game or post-game ritual or superstition?
I listen to music, drink coffee and dance

What is your favorite pro sports team?
Philadelphia Eagles

Who is your favorite football player of all time?
Mike Vick or Jerry Rice

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of USC football?
Home, Championship, Tradition

What’s your biggest strength as a football player?

What do you plan to major in at USC?

What do you want to do after your football career is over?
Own businesses, make investments, build a brand

Which committed recruit are you most excited to play with at USC?
Miller Moss/Jake Garcia

Which uncommitted recruit do you most want as a part of this USC class? Tia Savea

Who is the most underrated recruit in this class?

Which commit in this class is the best recruiter?
Hard to say. Maybe BC (Brandon Campbell)

What’s the most important piece of advice you’ve ever received, and who did you get it from?
Continue to keep God first, from my grandmother

Erik McKinney

Erik McKinney began writing for WeAreSC in 2004, during his junior year at USC, covering the Trojans football team and recruiting. He then moved on to ESPN.com in 2011, where he served as the West Region recruiting reporter and then the Pac-12 recruiting reporter. He took over as publisher of WeAreSC in January, 2019.

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