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Brian T. Jackson was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, and has been a resident of the Raleigh area for most of his life. He has just completed his third semester at Wake Technical Community College and has a 4.0 GPA. He is hoping to transfer to NC State and ultimately become a Certified Public Accountant. He lives in Raleigh with his wife and three daughters.