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Getting to Know: Jackson Arter

Name: Jackson Arter

Sport: Football

Instagram handle: jacksonarter0478

Hashtag that best describes you or your philosophy: #hardwork

What is your favorite sports movie? “The Longest Yard” and “The Blind Side” have always been my favorites. Another one I would pick would be “The Water Boy”.

Do you have a favorite food? I like all kinds of food but chili is my favorite.

How many years have you been playing your sport? Too many to count. I think I have played for as long as I can remember.

What are your favorite moments while playing? Being with my team is my favorite thing. It makes the game even more fun while playing.

How is it being a Penn student? I like my teachers and classmates but it can get busy at times. 

Who is someone you look up to? My brother who is out of high school is someone I will always look up to. 

Have you been to any pro football games? Yes. I have been to two Bears games both in Chicago. It was always a fun experience. 

Any advice for Penn freshmen? Getting enough sleep is important. It will help you stay focused throughout the day.

How do you prepare for a game? I usually just eat a lot so I have a lot of energy and I drink a lot of water throughout the week.

What do you do after a game? I usually stretch and eat a lot. I also drink a lot of water. 

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