Meet Charlie Jackson – Former NBA Coach Phil Jackson Son With His Second Wife June Jackson

Hailing from Deer Lodge, Montana, Philip Douglas Jackson professionally known by the name Phil Jackson is an American former professional basketball player and coach. The 77-year-old, Phil Jackson played as the power forward during his 12 years tenure at the NBA. The 6 feet 8 inches, Phil Jackson started playing basketball for the varsity basketball team during his high school in Williston, North Dakota. During his time at his high school, he also played football and baseball. Phil played with the University of North Dakota during his collegiate career. He also played in the NCAA Division II tournament. Phil Jackson became the 17th overall picked player in the 1967 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. As a player, Phil also played for the NBA franchise, New Jersey Nets from 1978 to 1980. In this article, we will be talking about Phil Jackson’s son Charlie Jackson.

The former New York Knicks player, Phil Jackson announced his retirement in the 1979/80 season. Afterward, he began his coaching career. In professional leagues like the Continental Basketball Association and Puerto Rico’s National Superior Basketball in 1982, Phil acted as the head coach. In 1985, Phil Jackson awarded the CBA Coach of the Year. Talking about his career in NBA, he started as an assistant coach for the Chicago Bulls under head coach Doug Collins in 1987. In 1999, Jackson started coaching the Los Angeles Lakers. During his first year with the Los Angeles Lakers, he won the 2000 NBA Championship with a victory against the Indiana Pacers. During his coaching career, Phil Jackson has won 11 NBA Championship. In 1996, he won the NBA Coach of the Year. Without further delay, here are some interesting facts about NBA head coach Phil Jackson’s son Charlie Jackson.

Who Is Phil Jackson’s Son Charlie Jackson?

Following Phil Jackson’s personal life, the former NBA coach has gone through a lot of ups and down. The former Los Angeles head coach, Phil Jackson married twice in his personal life. Phil exchanged his wedding vows with his first wife, Maxine Jackson in 1967. After five years of togetherness, the ex-couple decided to part ways. Afterward, Phil Jackson exchanged his wedding vows with June Jackson in 1974. Same like his first one, Phil’s second marriage also didn’t go well. Thus, the legendary head coach separated from his ex-wife, June Jackson. Afterward, Phil started his relationship with Jeanie Buss. The former pair were in a relationship for 17 years before they call off their engagement. Phil Jackson’s son Charlie Jackson is the third child of the NBA coach with his ex-wife, June Jackson. Unfortunately, the birth date of Charlie Jackson remains a mystery.

Phil Jackson’s son must have been raised with immense love and care. Besides, Phil Jackson’s parents married for 26 years. During their togetherness, the former husband-wife became a doting parent of four kids. Thus, Charlie has three siblings. He has a twin brother named Benjamin Jackson also known as Ben Jackson. Likewise, Charlie also has elder sisters named Chelsea Jackson and Brooke Jackson. All of Phil Jackson’s children have now grown up to become successful people in their lives. Furthermore, the Jackson siblings must have enjoyed their childhood life growing up together. Charlie shares a strong-knit bond with his siblings.

Phil Jackson’s Son Is Involve In Family Foundation

Having been born to a family background in sports, many of us thought that Phil Jackson’s son Charlie Jackson will follow in his father’s footsteps. But it is not in the case of Charlie Jackson. Charlie Jackson also known as Charles Jackson has chosen a different career than his father. Talking about Charlie’s educational background, he completed high school. To pursue his further education, the eldest Jackson brother went to the University of Colorado. Moreover, Charlie earned a bachelor’s degree in B.A Communication. Following his passion, he devoted his college years to entrepreneurship and environmental causes.

Phil Jackson's son Charlie Jackson
Phil Jackson’s son Charlie Jackson is involved in the family foundation. Picture Source: Pinterest.

Despite being the son of the popular NBA coach, Phil Jackson’s son has made a name for himself as an entrepreneur. Talking about Charlie’s professional life, he has accomplished his entrepreneur journey by establishing a company, Gron Ventures. Additionally, he also scaled his business by engaging customer goods, merchants, sports management, etc. Apart from his entrepreneurial journey, Charlie is also involved in philanthropic work. Charlie’s father Phil Jackson has founded a family foundation named P.D. Jackson Family Foundation. Charlie is actively involved in the family foundation. Besides, the organization is also committed to promoting a comprehensive strategy for the environmental protection and welfare of indigenous people. Likewise, Charlie’s siblings Ben, Chelsea, and Elizabeth are also involved in the charity.

Is Charlie Jackson Married?

While Phil Jackson’s son Charlie Jackson is doing great in his professional life, his personal life remains unexplored. Charlie Jackson has been quite private when it comes to his personal life. He hasn’t revealed a lot about his private life. Therefore, it’s ambiguous whether he’s married or not. While talking about his elder sisters, they are already married. Hopefully, Charlie will soon share the news about his marriage. As of now, Charlie must be concentrating on his career right now.

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