Anna Jackson

Born: January 8, 1940
Birthplace: Kosciusko, MS
Year of Induction: 2018

High School:

Attala County Training School


Jackson State University BS and MS degrees


Jackson Lanier High School Assistant Coach 1 year

Jackson Callaway High School Assistant Coach 2 years

Jackson Murrah High School Head Basketball Coach

  • Record at Murrah 692-167
  • Winning percentage over 80%
  • Nine Class 5A State Championships

Athletic Director for Jackson Public Schools 2 years


  • Four time State Coach of the Year
  • First ever two time winner of Clarion-Ledger Coach of the Year
  • WBCA All American Coach
  • McDonald’s All American Coach
  • 1998 Winner of USA Today Most Caring Coach in America
  • Member of the Mississippi Association of Coaches Hall of Fame