GG Jackson commits to South Carolina

"GG" Jackson announced his commitment to South Carolina on Saturday
Published: Jul. 23, 2022 at 1:53 PM EDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Gregory ‘GG’ Jackson, the No. 1 ranked recruit for the 2023 class, has announced his commitment to South Carolina and reclassify as the class of 2022. He becomes the highest ranked recruit in program history.

The Ridge View High School product announced his de-commitment from North Carolina earlier this month.

He announced the news on Twitter Saturday.

The 6-foot-8, 210-pound forward averaged 22.1 points and 10.9 rebounds per game. Earning him South Carolina’s Gatorade Player of the Year honors.

He’s joining Gamecocks new head coach Lamont Paris is Columbia.

The commitment is a major get for Paris in his first season as a division one head coach. Paris was hired after coaching 27 seasons as an assistant coach and spending the last five seasons at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. He led the Mocs to an 87-72 overall record (.547), including a 65-29 mark over the last three seasons.