"Simply stated, public schools are my schools of choice!"
~ ROBERT L. JACKSON
ABOUT THE CANDIDATE
A Quitman County native, Senator Robert L. Jackson is a graduate of Quitman County High School, Northwest Community College and the University of Southern Mississippi, and he received a master’s degree from Delta State University.
Jackson is the CEO of the Quitman County Development Organization. He has more than 42 years of public service experience, including 16 years in the Legislature and eight years on the Quitman County Board of Supervisors. He is the secretary of the Corrections Committee.
Jackson is involved with several civic organizations including Alpha Phi Alpha, 21st Century Investment Club, Quitman County Social Service Club for Senior Citizens, Mississippi Action for Community Education, the Aaron E. Henry Community Health Center, AARP, NAACP, Quitman County Voters League and the Mule Train Historical Society.
He is married to the former Gloria Jean Richmond, and they have six children, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
ABOUT SENATE DISTRICT 11
Counties represented: Quitman, Coahoma, Panola, Tunica
School Districts represented: Coahoma County AHS School District, Clarksdale School District, North Panola School District, Quitman County School District, South Panola School District, Tunica County School District