Jackson was born in the Netherlands and grew up in Rotterdam. Jackson always wanted to be a police officer but when he got older he changed his mind and wanted to join the army. When Jackson turned 18 he joined the army. He served in Afghanistan and Iraq. When Jackson turned 27 he joined the Dutch Special Forces and was send to Iraq again. He was in the Special Forces for 5 years but decided it was time to retire. Not only did he leave the Special Forces, he left the army.
After the army
After the army he decided to move to the states and he joined a Mercenary organisation. He was suppose to get more training in Chernarus but the appocolypse happened.
After the outbreak he decided to search for brothers, brothers he would trust and brothers he would fight with. After some months he found a man named Ryan Shepherd and after telling him what he did he was invited to join the D7 mercenaries.