Christopher Jackson Jr. was born on October 28, 1978, the first child in the union of Christopher Jackson Sr. and LaDonna K. Jackson in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Christopher developed a personal relationship with God at an early age and he maintained his relationship with the Lord.
Christopher attended East High School in Denver, Colorado, graduating with the Class of 1997.
While in high school, he was Number 22 running back for the community team the Aurora Cardinals. He was a very talented running back and was featured on BET (Black Entertainment Television) as an outstanding player.
After high school, he attended Community College of Aurora and went on to obtain his Real Estate brokers license. He worked as a real estate broker for the State of Colorado and went on to become a self-taught entrepreneur into the emerging Cannabis industry as an advanced grower.
In a long-term relationship, with Cleanna Alexander, they were blessed with two beautiful children Noah Roshan Jackson and Deanna Lover Jackson. Christopher instilled in Noah the importance of speaking up for himself and being a responsible young adult. Christopher cherished his daughter Deanna and he was very protective of their close relationship.
Christopher loved to build things with his hands and was a talented sketch artist. He went on to embrace his artistic talents in music. He formed the group, Straight Raw, with several close friend from his childhood. His favorite things to do with is family included watching Jeopardy, watching football with his brothers and having intellectual conversations with others.
Chris was very in-tuned with the origins of human creation going back to ancient African civilization. He loved to engage in conversation about African culture, the obstacles that minorities are challenged with throughout the world and how to maintaining a healthier lifestyle. He often taught the youth in his community the importance of knowing the origin of their history while providing tools that will help them become successful adults.
He leaves to cherish his precious memories, his son Noah, his daughter Deanna, mother LaDonna McClendon of Oklahoma City, OK; Father Christopher Jackson Sr of Haskall, OK; brothers Lamar Nevins & Joshua Price of Oklahoma City, OK; and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins and dear friends.
Special Thanks To
Pastor Rodney Payne and the Bereavement Ministry of Bethlehem Star Baptist Church and OK Cremation and Funeral Home,
The family of Christopher Jackson Jr acknowledges with profound gratitude all your acts of kindness. We are eternally grateful. You all have touched us and encouraged us in a true demonstration of what a blessing it is to serve a true and living God. Thank you all for sharing with us the precious moments of this day.
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