Video: Emotional Jackson signs LOI

Video: Emotional Jackson signs LOI

An emotional Demetrius Jackson signed his letter of intent to Miami on Signing Day surrounded by family. Still, the moment was bittersweet as he remembered his father and grandmother that passed away last year. The Miami (Fla.) Booker T. Washington defensive end couldn't be more proud to represent all of his family and his city on Signing Day.

Demetrius Jackson is new to football, but his athletic ability is unquestionable. The 6-foot-5, 225-pound defensive end said he knew football was his "only way out" and the best way for him to have a bright future.

Arkansas made a late push for the Miami signee and almost got him, but Jackson wanted to stay home and represent his neighborhood. He talks about signing his letter to Miami and what it all means to him and his family in the video below.

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