Became involved with a drug dealer at age 8 after his parents split up.
Is a born-again Christian.
Sued by a then-pregnant woman for his involvement in a hit-and-run accident, the impact of which allegedly resulted in a stillbirth, though no charges were filed against Jackson in that case. (He pleaded guilty to the hit-and-run and evading police.)
Has signed on to be the first to coach a second season of the Ultimate Fighter reality-competition series.