Happy Birthday Rev. #Jesse Jackson! He turns 74 today! We pray that Rev. Jackson celebrates many more birthdays to come!
Here’s a look at the life of civil rights activist and clergyman Jesse Jackson.
Jesse Jackson Facts 1: Parents
Jesse Jackson was not from a rich family. His father was only a cotton grader named Noah Robinson. His mother was a hairdresser named Helen Burns.
Jesse Jackson Facts 2: Marriage
In December 31st, 1962, he married Jacqueline Lavinia. Both are still a happy couple till today. Their children include Jacqueline, Yusef, Jonathan, Jesse, Jr. and Santita. He also has a child named Ashley who was born in May 1999 with Karin Stanford.
Jesse Jackson Facts 3: Education
Are you curious with the educational background of the famous activist? In 1964, he went to North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, Greensboro with sociology major for a BA.
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