Definition of Jackson, Jesse in US English:

Jackson, Jesse

proper noun

  • (born 1941), US civil rights activist, politician, and clergyman; full name Jesse Louis Jackson. After working with Martin Luther King, Jr., in the civil rights struggle, he campaigned for but failed to win the Democratic Party's 1984 and 1988 presidential nominations. His son, Jesse Jackson, Jr., a Democrat from Illinois, was a member of the US House of Representatives from 1995 to 2012.

Pronunciation

Jackson, Jesse

/ˈjaksən/