Jackie was born in Cairo, Georgia. When he was only 6 months old, his father left. His mother moved the family to California. They moved to a white neighbor with the help of Jackie's cousin. Jackie had to deal with racial hate during his childhood.
Jackie's father left when he was 6 months old. His mom was strong and did not let the racial hate hurt her of her family. He was proud of his mother that didn't allow the hate to affect hers and her children's lives. She was not very wealthy but she was able to raise successful children and send most of them to college. She had to raise four other children along with Jackie as a single mother.
School's Jackie went to
1. John Muir High School is where Jackie went to high school. This school is a four-year comprehensive secondary school in Pasadena California.
2. Pasadena Junior college is where Jackie first went to college. It is a community college in Pasadena California.
3. UCLA is Jackie's 2nd and last college he attended. It is a public university of LA, California.