Leave a sympathy message to the family on the memorial page of Troy Jackson Jr. to pay them a last tribute. Troy Jackson was born in Queens on Jan. 11, 1973. Unfortunately, there are no events for Troy Jackson Jr. at this time. “He brought an element to street ball that nobody had ever seen,” said Grayson Boucher, nicknamed the Professor, who played on the And1 tour with Jackson. Here is Troy Jackson Jr.’s obituary. pic.twitter.com/0nQpFcihbv, — South Metro Fire Rescue (@SouthMetroPIO) December 16, 2019, Our site uses cookies. A unique and lasting tribute for a loved one. “He was a player and a spokesperson, an ambassador,” Purvy said. You may also light a candle in honor of Troy Jackson Jr.. Funeral arrangement under the care ofPipkin Braswell Funeral Home & Cremation. “With great sadness, South Metro Fire Rescue announces the Line of Duty Death of former Assistant Chief of Operations Troy Jackson who passed away peacefully this morning from adenoid cystic carcinoma, a rare job-related cancer.”, With great sadness, South Metro Fire Rescue announces the Line of Duty Death of former Assistant Chief of Operations Troy Jackson who passed away peacefully this morning from adenoid cystic carcinoma, a rare job-related cancer. There are no additional photos for Troy Jackson Jr. at this time. (88 years old). September 8, 2020 Troy Jackson Jr. Obituary. The cause was hypertensive heart disease, the Los Angeles medical examiner’s office said. The younger brother of retired NBA player Mark Jackson, he was a member of the AND1 Mixtape Tour, known by his streetball nickname "Escalade".Jackson was listed by AND1 at 6'10" and 375 pounds. Troy Jackson has died on Monday, December 16, 2019, according to South Metro Fire Rescue. Content approved and certified by a member of the Echovita supervisory team. If you know of an upcoming event for Troy Jackson Jr., please add one now. Echovita offers a solidarity program that gives back the funds generated to families. Here are the tributes to Troy Jackson Jr.. Would you like to offer Troy Jackson Jr.’s loved ones a condolence message? To send flowers or plant a tree in memory of Troy Jackson… Nicknamed Escalade after the Cadillac sport utility vehicle, he had supple ball-handling skills that surprised opponents and spectators alike. Troy Jackson has died on Monday, December 16, 2019, according to South Metro Fire Rescue. In addition to his brother Mark, Jackson is survived by his mother, Marie; a sister, Ana Maria; and two other brothers, Kevin and Harry Jr. Purvy said Jackson was continually challenged by players of similar size. He attended Half Hollow Hills High School East in Dix Hills, then went to Wallace Community College in Selma, Ala., before accepting a basketball scholarship to the University of Louisville. “The thing that stuck out most was athleticism and agility that belied his size,” said Robert D. Purvy, executive director of the sneaker company And1. At 6 feet 10 inches and as much as 500 pounds, Jackson cut an unlikely figure on the court. He was among those featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 2005 and later played with other street ball organizations, like Ball Up. “He was a big huge dude who played like a guard does.”, With his exuberant personality, Jackson became a fan favorite when the And1 tour was broadcast on ESPN and ESPN2. Jackson’s formidable size and style were a perfect fit for street ball, a game characterized by tricky ball handling, alley-oops and dunks, with individual prowess often trumping team play. We learnt about Jackson’s death through Twitter announce by the SMFR. Friends and families are deeply hurt by his passing. Troy Jackson was the former Assistant Chief of Operations at South Metro Fire Rescue. Prepare a personalized obituary for someone you loved.. March 21, 1932 - “Great dexterity, great ball handling, and he had a sense of style and a flair for the dramatic.”. “He’d say all these other big ‘vehicle’ guys would come up — ‘This dude is Navigator, this dude is S.U.V.,’ ” Mr. Purvy said. It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Troy Jackson Jr. of Denver, Colorado, who passed away on September 8, 2020, at the age of 88, leaving to mourn family and friends. Troy "Escalade" Jackson, a street basketball player, died in his sleep on February 20, 2011. Funeral Home Services for Troy are being provided by Olinger Moore Howard Chapel. teams, and Troy grew up around Madison Square Garden, working for a time as a ball boy. Troy Jackson was the former Assistant Chief of Operations at South Metro Fire Rescue. His older brother Mark played guard for the Knicks and other N.B.A.