University of Birmingham:Champion in the 1,500 meter run at the North of England Indoor Championships ... Also earned silver in the 3,000 ... Placed fourth in the 1,500 at the national event ... Holds personal-best times of 1:51 in the 800, 3:47 in the 1,500 and 8:17 in the 3,000 ... Member of English national gold-medal winning team five times, most recently in 2010.
Woolston Community High School:Placed third twice in the steeplechase at the English Schools Championships.
Personal:Born Mathew David Jackson on April 28, 1991 in Warrington, England ... Son of David and Christine Jackson.