Jackson Simmons came onto the radar of most UNC basketball fans when he accepted an offer from Roy Williams, making him an overnight household name among the Tar Heel fan base. After Jackson played in the regional Jordan Brand Classic game, we caught up with the power forward and got his thoughts about his newfound fame and what he expects about coming in to play for Coach Williams.

Jackson is a mobile big, who rebounds well, has good hands and works hard on both ends of the floor. He does look like a player who will provide valuable minutes in the post after the graduation on Justin Knox.

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