On Friday, December 28th, 2018, we hosted a mixer featuring Portland Trailblazer’s DJ, David “OG One” Jackson. Jackson shared about his own professional journey and of the value of networking.
David “OG One” Jackson is the official NBA DJ for the Portland Trailblazers as well as a music producer, author, activist, and educator. His ability to connect with people through his musical skills and business integrity has earned him a spot on stages and at iconic events with A-list celebrities. He has won awards for his business and community efforts, youth activism, and philanthropy that include: 2019 Best of Portland Award for DJ & Music Production, 2019 Hip Hop Honoree Award, 2012 Emerald Award, 2011 Ellechor Media Award, the KPTV Oregon’s 12 For Kid’s Sake Award, Indiana University Center for Philanthropy Achievement Award, and the Police Activities League (PAL) Unsung Hero Award for being an example of positive mentoring and leadership in the community.