Renowned for his work off the field, Dan Jackson was awarded the inaugural Jim Stynes Community Leadership Award in 2012, which was presented during the Brownlow Medal count.
A quick snapshot of his career and leadership journey so far….
-Drafted pick 53 in 2003 to Richmond.
-Combined football with year 12 in 2004. Was a Prefect at Carey and also captain of the football and athletics teams. Scored a 96.65 enter score which got him into Commerce at Melbourne which he has now completed.
-Has played 123 games for Richmond.
-Member of Richmond's leadership group since 2009.
-Board member for the AFL Players Association (AFLPA).
-Board member for Big Brothers Big Sisters Australia.
-Ambassador for Headspace (mental youth health organisation).
-Presenter for Step Back Think (anti violence group).
-Received the inaugural Jim Stynes Community Leadership Award in 2012.