Photo courtesy of Jordan Jefferson/Twitter
He’s a Mississippi native, former Jackson State student-athlete, Rhodes Scholar finalist, Harvard student, and now, a Super Bowl Halftime Show performer.
Jordan Jefferson was among the masked performers on the field in Tampa Bay as ‘The Weekend’ graced millions of television screens last night halfway through the Buccaneers 31-9 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 55.
I was blessed to perform in the Halftime show today with the WEEKND. Very dope experience I’m so blessed and it was my first NFL game as well! #SuperBowl #PepsiHalftime pic.twitter.com/eFIrEKeh8A
— Jordan M. Jefferson (@PlanetJordanTv) February 8, 2021
In addition to his time on the field at Jackson State, he also served as the student government president, and he is now pursuing his master’s degree in public policy at Harvard.
While you may not be able to pick Jefferson out, you can check out the full performance from last night below:
Plenty of Mississippi ties were on display in Super Bowl 55 as former Bulldog Chris Jones anchored the Chief’s defensive line, former USM DL Rakeem Nunez-Roaches earned his first Super Bowl ring and Pascagoula native Sarah Thoams became the first women to ever officiate the biggest game on the NFL calendar.
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