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Jeremy S. Jackson – An American BJJ Hero

Jeremy S. Jackson – An American BJJ Hero

1. Jeremy Jackson’s Details

Jeremy Jackson’s Details
Name Jeremy S. Jackson
Pro MMA Record 27-20-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Nickname NA
Date of Birth 11-02-1987
Age 35
Height 5’10”
Weight 77 kg ( 170 lbs)
Born Visalia, California, USA
Nationality American
Last Fight April 2020 at Copa Podio Lightweight Grand Prix
Weight Division Welterweight
Career Disclosed Earning  1-5 Million Dollars
Fought out of Port Hueneme, California
Foundation Style  MMA
Lineage 1.  Carlos Gracie –> Reylson Gracie –> Paulo Mauricio Strauch –> Caio Terra –> Jeremy Jackson
2. Carlos Gracie –> H. Gracie –> Carlos Gracie Junior –> Ralph Gracie –> Alan Marques –> Jeremy Jackson
Team Association Caio Terra Association / Team Freedom
Favorite Position/Technique  Open Guard
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2. Jeremy Jackson’s Biography

Jeremy Jackson is a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) taught under Ciao Terra and Alan Marques. He is one of the Caio Terra Association's major representatives in BJJ's lightweight category.

Jeremy Jackson has been regarded as a promising athlete from his blue belt days when he won his first International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) Pan Championship in 2013. From there on, Jackson went on to win additional championships in global level competitions, cementing his position as one of the sport's best fighters.

2.1. Jeremy Jackson’s Early Life

Jeremy Jackson was born and grew up in Visalia, California, on February 11, 1987.

Jeremy Jackson, who has always been interested in sports, joined his first football team when he was eight years old and played until his freshman year of high school.

Jackson made it into his high school basketball team the next year, despite being tiny for his age (5'1′′ and 120 pounds), playing  for his entire junior year.

Jeremy gained weight after leaving his sporting career behind to pursue a professional job in online marketing. He ultimately decided to get back in shape and ordered Tony Horton’s P90X, a 90-day exercise challenge.

Jeremy thoroughly appreciated the thrill of the challenge and the improvement to his attitude, the experience yielding more positive results than he had anticipated. He ended up losing 19 pounds after completing the challenge. 

2.1.1. Embarking on BJJ Journey

In a desire to continue testing his limits, Jeremy began looking for the next challenge after Tony Horton’s P90X. Coincidentally, he drove past a Jiu-Jitsu gym around that time and decided to pull over. Jeremy walked into the gym, took a trial class, and fell in love with the martial art almost instantly.

2.2. Jeremy Jackson’s Pro BJJ Career

2.2.1. Recieving Blue Belt

Jeremy started his journey at  the Alberto Crane's Legacy gym in Burbank, California. He received his blue belt from this academy.

2.2.2. Joining Heroes Martial Arts Team

Later on, Jackson went to San Francisco and joined the Heroes Martial Arts Team where he was taught by the legendary Alan "Gumby" Marques. Jeremy rose to international prominence as a competitor in  Gumby's team while running his own profitable web business alongside.

2.2.3. Promotion to Brown Belt

Jeremy rose to international prominence as a competitor in Gumby's team while running his own profitable web business alongside.

In 2016, Jackson was promoted to brown belt due to his remarkable performances on the mats.

2.2.4. 2.2.4 Joining Caio Terra’s Academy (CTA)

After earning his brown belt, Jeremy Jackson started looking for the best training possible to help  him to achieve success at the top level in martial art sports. He chose Caio Terra’s Academy (CTA) in San Jose, California for this purpose.

At CTA, Jeremy had the opportunity to practice  alongside one of his idols, Caio Terra, and his world-renowned team of athletes.

2.2.5 Elevation to Black Belt

In July 2019, Jackson received his black belt fmo  Terra at a ceremony that included both Terra and Marques.

2.2.6. Jeremy Jackson’s Injury

Jeremy Jackson suffered a knee injury in 2019, resulting in him having to take rest during that year, putting his plans on hold to win his first No-Gi World Title in 2019.

He announced that he got a quick meniscectomy to treat his injury and will be coming back to the mats at the 2020 European Championship.

2.3. Jeremy Jackson’s Personal Life

Jeremy Jackson got married to Ashlee Jackson in October 2015. His wife is often seen cheering him up on his tournaments, being his biggest supporter . Jackson shares a very familial bond with his wife and entire family.

2.4. Jeremy Jackson’s Historic Fights

2.4.1. Jeremy Jackson Vs Bruno Borges (2020)


Jeremy Jackson faced Bruno Borges on May 27, 2020, at IBJJF European Open Championship and achieved a historic win.

The match was extremely competitive with both fighters coming strong at  the start. Jeremy was able to take a dominant position at the start , making it difficult for Bruno to fight back.

Although Bruno managed to escape Jeremy’s hold in the middle of the round, Jeremy still won the match by accumulating more points in the end.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class
2020 European Open Bruno Borges W Pts: 2x0 R1 76KG

2.4.2. Salt Lake International Open Championship (2019)


One of the greatest achievements of Jeremy’s career is becoming the champion of the Salt Lake City International Championship 2019.

The skilled BJJ fighter displayed a remarkable performance throughout the tournament, achieving back-to-back  wins against Jose Reginaldo, Alexander Yblong, and Thiago Lemos, making his way to the finals.  

Jeremy faced Alexander Yblong again in the finals and became the champion in his weight division by earning more  points than his opponent.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class
2019 Salt Lake International Open Alexander Yblong W Pts: 15x0 SF 82KG
2019 Salt Lake International Open Thiago Lemos W Pts: 6x4 F 82KG
2019 Salt Lake International Open Alexander Yblong W Footlock 4F ABS
2019 Salt Lake International Open Jose Reginaldo W Choke from back SF ABS

2.4.3. Atlanta Summer Open Champion  (2018 + 2019)


Jeremy S. Jackson made history by winning the Atlanta Summer Open Championships two times in a row from  2018 to  2019.

Jeremy fought in the adult lightweight black belt division  and won  consecutive victories in all his fights against renowned BJJ players.

His 2019 Atlanta Summer Champion win was particularly special as it was his first 1st place finish after receiving his black belt.

Jeremy gave his best performance against Joshua and Dylan, beating them with enough  points and the toe hold technique respectively.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class
2018 Atlanta SMO Joshua Bacallao W Pts: 7x0 F 76KG
2019 Atlanta SMO Dylan White W Toe Hold F 76 KG

2.5. Jeremy Jackson’s Championships and Accomplishments

  • IBJJF Pan Championship
  • IBJJF American Nationals Championship
  • IBJJF Las Vegas Summer Open Championship
  • IBJJF Twin Cities Open Championship
  • IBJJF Atlanta Summer Open Championship
  • IBJJF European Open
  • UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro
  • UAE J JF US National Pro

3. Jeremy Jackson’s Main Achievements

Position Event Year
Champion IBJJF Twin Cities Open Championship 2018
Champion IBJJF Atlanta Summer Open Championship 2018
3rd Place IBJJF Las Vegas Summer Open Championship 2018

4. Jeremy Jackson’s Main Achievements (Belts)

Position Event Belt Year
2nd Place IBJJF American Nationals Blue 2013
Champion IBJJF Pan Championship Blue 2013
3rd Place IBJJF American Nationals Purple 2014
2nd Place IBJJF European Open Purple 2015
3rd Place IBJJF American Nationals Purple 2015
2nd Place UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro Brown 2016
Champion UAE J JF US National Pro Brown 2018

5. Jeremy Jackson’s Professional Record Breakdown

Professional Record Breakdown
47 Matches 27 Wins 20 Losses
By Submission 15 3
By Advantage 0 1
By Points 11 14
By Decision 0 2
By Penalties 1 0

5.1. Submission Methods W/L

Method 15 Wins 3 Losses
Choke From Back 7 0
Arm Bar 1 0
Toe Hold 1 0
Mounted X Choke 1 0
Short Choke 1 0
Foot Lock 2 0
Botinha 1 0
Kimura 1 0
Guillotine 0 1
RNC 0 1
Darce Choke 0 1

6. Jeremy Jackson’s Fight History

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class
2020 European Open Bruno Borges W Pts: 2x0 R1 76KG
2020 European Open Pedro Veras L Referee Decision 4F 76KG
2020 San Jose Open Connor Donaldson W Pts: 10x8 SF 76KG
2020 San Jose Open Rodrigo Freitas L RNC F 76KG
2020 San Jose Open Hector Beltran W Pts: 2x0 4F ABS
2020 San Jose Open Nathan Barreto W Pts: 10x0 SF ABS
2020 San Jose Open Nisar Loynab L Pts: 2x0 F ABS
2020 San Jose NGO Connor Donaldson W Short choke F 79KG
2020 Copa Podio Leo Silva L Pts: 4x0 RR 76KG
2020 Copa Podio Francisco Iturralde W Pts: 4x4, Pen RR 76KG
2020 Copa Podio Kanan Clarke L Pts: 2x0 RR 76KG
2019 European Open Masahiro Iwasaki L Pts: 3x0 F 70KG
2019 Portland Open Hayden Nicholas W Choke from back 4F 76KG
2019 Portland Open Francisco Iturralde L Darce choke SF 76KG
2019 Portland Open Nisar Loynab L Points SF ABS
2019 Cincinnati Open Aaron Brooks W Kimura 4F 76KG
2019 Cincinnati Open Felipe Simplicio W Choke from back SF 76KG
2019 Cincinnati Open Silvio Duran W Choke from back F 76KG
2019 Pan American Felipe Simplicio W Choke from back R1 76KG
2019 Pan American Osvaldo Moizinho L Pts: 4x4, Adv 8F 76KG
2019 San Jose Open Roniel Costa W Mounted X choke 4F 76KG
2019 San Jose Open Thiago Rodrigues W Choke from back SF 76KG
2019 San Jose Open Alef Brito L Points F 76KG
2019 San Jose NGO Michael Trasso L Points SF 79KG
2019 Brasileiro Erick Fernandes W Choke from back R2 76KG
2019 Brasileiro Ygor Rodrigues L Points R3 76KG
2019 World Champ. John Combs L Pts: 6x4 R1 76KG
2019 Seattle Open Rene Arango W Botinha RR 76KG
2019 Seattle Open Gilson Nunes L Pts: 4x2 RR 76KG
2019 Seattle Open Esdras Bezerra L Points 4F ABS
2019 Las Vegas Open Mathew Kwan W Points 4F 76KG
2019 Las Vegas Open Dainis Nguyen L Points 4F 76KG
2019 Grand Slam LA Johnatha Alves L Pts: 4x0 R1 77KG
2019 Salt Lake International Open Alexander Yblong W Pts: 15x0 SF 82KG
2019 Salt Lake International Open Thiago Lemos W Pts: 6x4 F 82KG
2019 Salt Lake International Open Alexander Yblong W Footlock 4F ABS
2019 Salt Lake International Open Jose Reginaldo W Choke from back SF ABS
2019 Atlanta SM Open Gino Farrazano W Armbar SF 76KG
2019 Atlanta SM Open Dylan White W Toe hold F 76KG
2018 Las Vegas Open Johnny Tama L Referee Decision SF 76KG
2018 Atlanta SMO Khristopher Gonzales W Pts: 27x0 4F 76KG
2018 Atlanta SMO Matheus Costa W Footlock SF 76KG
2018 Atlanta SMO Joshua Bacallao W Pts: 7x0 F 76KG
2018 Twin Cities Open K. Gonzales W Pts: 45x0 SF 76KG
2018 Twin Cities Open Gialysson Freitas W Pts: 4x2 F 76KG
2018 Long Beach Open Marcio Andre L Pts: 4x2 SF 76KG
2018 NoGi Worlds Dante Leon L Guillotine R1 79KG

7.  Jeremy Jackson’s Top Fight Links

Nisar Loynab VS Jeremy Jackson / San Jose Open 2020

Jeremy Jackson VS Connor Donaldson / San Jose Open 2020

Jeremy Jackson (Gracie Barra) vs. Some Dude at The North American Jiu Jitsu Tournament Fight #1

Jeremy Jackson vs Silvio Duran / Cincinnati Open 2019

Jeremy Jackson vs Cole Franson / San Jose Open 2019

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