Jeffrey Louis “Lil Jeff” Jackson, Jr., was born on March 12, 1991, in Chicago, IL. He was
the oldest of three born to Jeffrey Louis Jackson SR. and Donja Marie Jackson. On April
14, 2023 Jeff went home to be with the Lord.
Jeff graduated from Proviso West High School and continued his education at Morton
and Central Christian College. Jeff love sports, but his passion and favorite was basket-
ball. He played basketball from elementary through college and every chance he got he
played 2K. Jeff had various job roles, his latest being a delivery driver for Amazon. He
knew he didn’t want to work a 9-5 forever, always was an entrepreneur at heart. He want-
ed to start his own business which he did, called Bon Appetit.
Jeff had big dreams, a huge personality, was very creative and had so many “OUT OF
THE BOX” ideas. At every event he was the life of the party and he loved to dance, es-
pecially with his sister Janae. Till this day he loved playing basketball with his friends
and even joined teams where he played in leagues. He always competed against his sister
Jasmine and saying his shot was better than hers. He love to scare his Dad and always
kissing his Mom on the cheeks and joking around with his family. His greatest joy was
when his daughter Journee was born, he thought the world of her. She has those big pret-
ty eyes like him that would light up the room. She love her daddy and so did everyone
who knew him. He will be truly missed.
Jeffrey Louis Jackson JR. leaves to cherish his memory, his loving daughter Journee Aire
Jackson, his parents Jeffrey and Donja Jackson, two sisters Jasmine and Janae Jackson,
three brothers/cousins Andrew(Lovetta) Barbee, Johnny Hicks III, and Calvin Massey
JR., Grandfather Johnnie (Barbara) Hicks SR., Five aunts Cynthia (Ples) Patterson,
Ronnetta Smith, Rosie (Paul) Greer, Sameena (Michael) Tesseneer, Rejeannda (Jeremy)
Robinson. Five uncles Reginald (Cassandra) Jackson, Anthony Hicks, Denaro (Yanira)
Smith, Paul Harris and Dominique Smith. God Father Lyles Nettles, Loving companion
Jameice Phipps, best friend Dionta (Sharnise) Moore and a host of relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his two grand mothers Jimmie Lou Jackson and Carrie Sue
Smith, one grandfather O.J. Jackson, two uncles Johnny Jackson and Johnny Hicks JR.,
and one aunt Annette Barbee.
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