Getting To Know Me- Dayton Edition

Welcome to Getting to Know Me…..the newest feature on The Dabbelt Report, where several times through the spring and summer, you can get to know more about the top players throughout the Dayton area and Miami Valley!

The goal is every week, a different player is featured and coaches and fans can get to know the players better, their likes and dislikes, favorite moments and future plans.


Mya Jackson

Name- Mya Jackson

School- Wilmington High School

Grade- 2019

Other sports/clubs involved in at school- Phi Delta Sigma (a high academic club that gives a scholarship)

Biggest highlight on the basketball court- winning the schools second conference championship and first in our current conference. Also cutting down the nets afterwards.

Proudest moment off the basketball court- getting over a 4.0 GPA

If you didn’t play basketball, but could be a star in any other sport, what would it be?-  Track

Where do you see yourself 10 years from now?- playing in the WNBA and overseas

Do you want to live your life in the town you grew up in, or move away? If away, what city or state would you love to live in?- I want to move away not to where, I am not sure. Maybe one of the Carolinas.

Tell me 2 things that nobody knows about you (hidden talent, cool moment in your life, ect)- I like college basketball more than the pros and I make really good French onion burgers.

Tell me something that everybody knows about you- I love Harry Potter

What is your greatest personality trait?- Hard working

What is your biggest fear/phobia?- Having bugs or snakes crawling on me.

What do you want to study in college and be for the rest of your life?- I want to study sports management with a minor in business, communications or psychology (not quite sure). I also want to be a coach.

If you could meet one celebrity for dinner who would it be?- Kevin Hart

2 television shows you cannot miss- Scandal (I don’t watch anything else)

If you are on a desert island for 30 days with only one CD, who would it be?- Drake

Favorite food you could eat for 2 straight weeks- Steak

Tell me your favorite teams in the other sports that you like (NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB)- Cleveland Cavaliers, Ohio State football

If you could change one thing about the game of basketball, what would it be?- Everyone should get 6 fouls.

Favorite actor/actress- Melissa McCarthy

Favorite athlete regardless of sport- Kyrie Irving