Henry Jackson is president of Buckner Children and Family Services. In his role as president, Jackson is the key driver, champion and visionary of strategic initiatives that advance BCFS’s visibility, reputation and success as the nonprofit works to serve vulnerable children and families in Texas and internationally.
Jackson has worked at Buckner since 1989, most recently as senior vice president of BCFS. He has also served as vice president of international operations, administrator, director of residential services and human resources manager.
Prior to Buckner, Jackson served as a free agent contract with the Chicago Bears in the National Football League. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Angelo State University and his Master of Science from Amberton University. He is also a licensed child care administrator and an ordained minister.
Jackson and his wife, Lee Ellen, have three children. They are members of Emmanuel Newlife Fellowship in Dallas, Texas. He enjoys fishing, exercise and studying his Bible and is actively involved in Toastmasters International.