Donovan Jackson reaffirms his signing with ISU


Cyclone Nation can take a breath.

JUCO point guard signee Donovan Jackson has reaffirmed his commitment to Iowa State after taking a visit to Ames this weekend. He sent out this tweet on Sunday afternoon.


Jackson, a product of Iowa Western Community College, is one of the top JUCO point guards in the country and is rated as a four-star prospect by 247. The Milwaukee native averaged a team-high 15.3 points per game during his sophomore year at IWCC before a wrist injury cut his season short after 18 games. He was shooting 49.5 percent from behind the 3-point line before his injury. Jackson started 20 games during his freshman year scoring 13.6 points per game and shooting 40 percent from deep.

Jared Stansbury


Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.