Astros Draft Klein Collins Alum Jackson Loftin
Former Klein ISD outstanding student-athlete Jackson Loftin is on his way to the Major League Baseball (MLB) after receiving the call to play baseball professionally. Jackson was drafted on July 19, 2022 by hometown MLB team, the Houston Astros.
Jackson was a standout on the field during his time at Klein Collins High School and Oral Roberts University. During his high school career, he led Klein Collins to a 26-9 record and berth in the Class 6A, Region II quarterfinals. He was a three-year starter during his time as a Tiger and was selected in 2018 as a first-team All-District 15-6A player.
“Our Klein Family is ecstatic for Jackson as he continues to pursue his purpose after his time in Klein ISD,” Klein ISD Superintendent Dr. Jenny McGown said. “He truly showcases what it means to continue Klein ISD’s tradition of excellence in athletics and we look forward to a bright future for Jackson as he joins the Astros.”
Klein ISD athletic coaches pride themselves on providing opportunities for our young student-athletes to receive the support they need to excel in both academics and athletics in order to achieve their professional goals.
“We are proud of Jackson for this great accomplishment,” Klein ISD Athletic Director Darby Young said. “Jackson is an example of the importance of support systems from family, coaching staff at all levels, great teammates, and community who truly matter when our athletes are pursuing their dreams. Congratulations and good luck to Jackson as he continues his baseball career at the professional level.”
Congratulations to Jackson for taking his talents to the next level and we hope for the best as he gets ready for his new chapter of success!
In Klein ISD, our tradition of excellence in academics, arts, and athletics is showcased by our talented and hardworking student body. We know that their success stems from the dedication of the student, their support system, our staff, and Klein ISD community.
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Klein ISD has an established 84-year history of excellence and innovation in education with unique pathways for EVERY student in our care to ensure learners are college, career, military, and life ready. With recognition for STEM, athletics, fine arts, and academics from highly-esteemed organizations, it is clear that Our Shared Vision of every student entering with a promise and exiting with a purpose is a reality for EVERY student who walks through our doors.
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Klein ISD is a school district in Klein, Texas, located in northwestern Harris County. The district spans approximately 88 square miles and serves more than 53,000 students in 33 elementary schools, 10 intermediate campuses, one high school program of choice, and 5 high schools.
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