Jackson Drake Fordyce

Business Management

Jackson Fordyce

House

House of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“I can’t remember how many times you have saved me – from reminding me what classroom I’m in to working as my FA, I have so appreciated your gracious attitude and desire to serve in all that you. God has great plans for you, and I can’t wait to see them fulfilled!”

— Dr. Kimberly Reeve

Kimberly Reeve

House

House of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Achievements

  • The King’s College Presidential Scholarship
  • Customer Experience Internship at Audicus
  • Content Strategy Internship at DreamOn
  • Consulting Intern at Causeway Strategies
  • Faculty Assistant to Associate Professor of Business Dr. Kimberly Reeve (SP 2020)
  • Column of the Year recipient at the College Media Awards (Washington D.C.)
  • Culture Writer of the Year (2019)
  • Student Service Representative (2017-2020)
  • Nominee for The King’s College 2020 Harriet Tubman Award

Athletics

  • Men’s Soccer 2016-2017

Notes for Jackson

Jackson, I am going to miss having you on campus so much! You have been such a great part of our community, you have served in so many ways, and you always bring a smile to my face. Thanks for all you have done–don’t be a stranger and congrats on graduating!

Jackson! Don’t leave! You and Carter Fletcher are the two students that I believe were more encouraging to me than I was to you in our coffee one-on-ones. Thanks for your friendship. Congratulations and God bless you, brother.

JACKSON! I can’t believe I am going to go onto the 6th floor and not see your face at the student services desk. You make me laugh so much! I also will greatly miss sitting in our ‘assigned’ seats during interregnum meetings. What a joy to know you and privilege to have gotten to work with you. Wish you all the best!

Keep making things usable! I know you will make a big difference and bring excellent, compelling values in to whatever work you do throughout your career.

Jackson, thanks for always keeping me on my toes during Student Services meetings! I’m proud of you and am excited to see where you head next!

Jackson! What am I going to do without you sitting behind the Student Services desk?! King’s won’t be the same without you. Congrats!

Jackson, Jackson, Jackson, you did it! I’m so excited to see where your journey takes you – be sure to document and post to Youtube so I can keep up 🙂

Congrats Jackson! You are one of the most fun, capable, and committed people I know. Can’t wait to see what you get into next. You won’t be getting rid of us anytime soon. We’re thankful to know you.

Congratulations, Jackson! Excited for you and this next chapter in your life! I’m grateful to have known you at least part of your senior year and in that time, you made such a great impression with how you greet people and in making others feel seen and cared for. God has amazing plans in store for you! Wishing you all the best and many blessings in your future endeavors!

“Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us.” – Ephesians 3:20

Your growth from freshman year until now has been tremendous and so fun to watch! Proud of you, man, and going to miss your silly antics on campus. Looking forward to seeing how God continues to grow you in this new season of life! Keep bringing joy to all those around you. Congrats–GO CELEBRATE!!

“But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.” (Matt. 6:33)

Jackson, congratulations! Grateful to have been your Student Services + Interregnum teammate. Wishing you all the best in post grad!

You’ve always went above and beyond to keep the boys together and I will always admire that about you. Your loyalty is second to none. Here’s to many more years of friendship <33

The Student Services desk will be losing a handsome face full of film knowledge–Congratulations, buddy. I pray this next chapter for you is blessed!

Congratulations, Jackson! Your joy and ability to make any meeting fun have brought so much life to the school these past four years. XV for life!

Your growth from freshman year until now has been tremendous and so fun to watch! Proud of you, man, and going to miss your silly antics on campus. Looking forward to seeing how God continues to grow you in this new season of life! Keep bringing joy to all those around you. Congrats–GO CELEBRATE!!

“But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.” (Matt. 6:33)

Jackson, thank you for offering salsa (without chips) to parents during NSO. I literally still laugh about whenever I look at salsa. Thanks for being so full of life and making everyone around you less stressed with your antics. Please come back to the desk to hang out.

Thanks for convincing me to come to King’s! Also, thanks for treating me like a BFF rather than an annoying little sister. You’re the best person I know and I will miss seeing you on campus 🙁 Love u 4ever <33

JackJack! This year has been amazing with you! You’ve always managed to make the whole team laugh. Please come visit the desk again!

Jackson! Congratulations on your graduation and thanks for all Student Services/Interregnum/Stranger Things laughs.

XV forever!

Jackson, I don’t even know where to start. You have been there since day one and I am so grateful for you! From late-night talks freshman year to Israel sophomore year to Student Services the last three! You always know how to bring God’s love and kindness to every situation whether the people are your close friends or complete strangers. You also know how to have so much fun and made every Student Services meeting a great time! I’ll miss hanging out at the desk with you, getting your advice, jamming to music, cracking jokes, and just catching up. You are truly a gem and have shaped King’s (and me) for the better!

**high-five-fist-bump**

Congrats Jackson! Thank you for all your wisdom and spontaneity (@central park). You will be missed!!

Congrats on graduating, Jackson! Thank you for always bringing so much laughter and joy into every conversation. I can’t wait for your speech on Friday!

Jackson, you are such a great guy, and I’m SO grateful to have gotten to know you these four years! I really enjoyed our conversations, even if they were in passing, and I’m going to miss seeing you often. I’m really excited to see how God is going to use you and your incredible spirit!

You’re graduating!! Congratulations!! Despite the circumstances (pandemic + you not wanting to leave King’s quite yet), you’ve moved forward winsomely and haven’t stopped trying to make everyone around you smile and laugh. You will be so missed in the halls of King’s for that reason and many others, but I’m sure the next generation will realize they must take up the responsibility of making sure everyone is having a good time. You’ve left an indelible mark on this school. I’m so grateful you came to King’s, as I know many are, but I’m especially glad since it’s where we got to meet and fall in love 🙂 Let’s keep the fun going so college doesn’t really have end!!

Jackson Fordyce <3 my first impression of you was the first week of C&S, because you sat in front of me and I thought "that guy has prettier hair than I do." I am SO thankful that I met you for real after that and for 4 years of friendship with you. I treasure our time on the Interregnum committee together, when I'd run into you in the Hanover study rooms, that time in Central Park when we played "make it or break it" and I laughed so hard I almost fell off the rock, and of course the fact that you introduced me to Jim. I admire your faith and walk with God, how consistently you seek Him and follow His will for your life, and work to bless the people around you. I could say a lot of things about how wonderful I think you are. I'm really lucky to have such a godly, funny, wise, kindhearted friend. I hope that we are friends for many, many years after college.

We are going to miss your incredible smile at Student Services! You have been such a blessing to all that know you. Wishing you all the best in your future endeavors. Blessings Always!

Jackson, my fellow Houstonian! Congratulations. I know your mom is SO proud. 🙂 Way to finish strong!

Jackson, you’re one of my favorite people! I love your thirst for knowledge, your warmth and positive energy and your willingness to indulge sugary sweets with me! Thank you for serving and loving our youth and for being an encouragement and light. I’m confident you are going to thrive in this next season and that God is going to use you in powerful ways. You are always welcome in our home. We love you!

Jackson!

You have one of the kindest hearts in the world. You leave joy everywhere you go, but somehow balance that lightness with genuine care and interest in the heavier parts life. I’ll forever be thankful for your kindness and compassion. You helped me learn the value of being a positive and hopeful person. I hope that you know the impact your welcoming and kind spirit has had on so many and that you keep spreading hope and humor.

Best of luck!

Jackson, congratulations on completing your next level of Jumanji! They will be years that you will forever cherish and will find yourself telling stories of “back when I was in college”. You were born for greatness and I can not wait to see what you will do! GOD BLESS AND CONGRATULATIONS!

Jackson,

Thank you for always listening to whatever I had to say during my self-initiated breaks during class at Student Services. You are a great classmate and I appreciate your quick wit. Wishing you all the best beyond King’s!

EMMA G (spoken as one word)

Jackson,

I am so incredibly proud of all that you have accomplished! You are such a light in this world and King’s College was SO lucky to have you! I can’t wait to see what the Lord has in store for you. Love you!

-Lauren

Jackson! You have such a big heart and are so smart. So happy to be graduating with you, and thank you for always being so kind and positive. Keep the faith!

I like it when you babysit me because you’re funny and you like football and Texas and cookies and my dad.

We always knew you’d do great things! Congratulations! Can’t wait to watch your next moves.

I’m shedding literal tears. I’m so grateful that you took me under your wing. I love you. I found a brother in you, someone who sat next to me on the way home from Fall Retreat, someone who invited me over to his apartment at midnight, someone who would get hot fries and cream soda to watch movies. You’re hilarious, you’re kind. You’ve spoken so many words of wisdom into my life. I can’t believe I got to know you. You’re one of the coolest guys and I’m proud to be mixed up with you 80% of the time someone says Jackson. Love you buddy. I’m crying. Love you

Jackson, My love. To know you is to love you and I love you the most! Since you were a small child there has not been a room that you have walked into that everyone did not instantly want to know you and friend you, same is true today! You exude the most sincere spirit of joy in everything that you do. Even the most mundane tasks are more fun when you’re around. The way you love and share Christ so honestly and unapologetically is so beautiful. Where you were once born with a hole in your heart, is now filled by God’s grace, love, healing, great friends, loving family, provision, abundance, joy, health and now the brightest future! I love you Boo, more than words could ever express:)

Jackson,

I will miss stepping out of the elevators on the 6th floor and seeing your smiling face every Monday and Thursday morning. Thank you for all you have done for this school. Good luck after graduation!

Congratulations Jackson!! Way to go!

Wishing you all the best in your future endeavors!

Blessings,
Christine Steinhauser
(Friend of your Mom)

Congrats Jackson,
Thanks for being a the best listening ear and sounding board StuServ has ever seen! Keep smiling, we love to see it!

Jackson, I’m so thankful to have met you. You are one of the kindest and brightest people I have ever met. When we get back in the city, horchatas are on me.

Jackson. You are a light in this dark dark world. Please continue being Mr. Brightside in wherever God places you. I love you brother and can’t wait to get back in that studio!

Coach wants you on his team! I could always look forward to your jubilant greeting at the start of class, to your interesting questions at the end of class, and of course to very productive “office hours.” Climb on, my man.

Jackson, your love for King’s made it a better place. My days at school were always better when I saw you. You’re funny, kind and you always lift the spirts of those around you. I’ll definitely miss seeing you at the Student Services desk, but am excited for you to take on this next season of life. Let’s get Popeyes soon!

My man– I have not known you for long but boy am I glad to have even met you. you are a real fun dude and I am going to miss saying hi to you every morning at Student Services. Best of luck to you brother. Hope we can link up in NYC soon

I’m so happy to share in the excitement of your graduation. I look forward to seeing your next steps and what you will accomplish. Be certain of this, as it was over the past four years and in particular for all you guys from 1407, my prayers will go with you as they have been since 2016. Needless to say, I thoroughly enjoyed watching the fruits of your creative labors and following 1407 through the Vlog. Godspeed to you and make the magic happen in life! Remember, Always honor the One in whose image you are made.

God Bless You

Ps 111:10

Congratulations graduate

You will be so missed Jackson! I am grateful for every opportunity I’ve had to work with you, but also the opportunities to get to know you. You are incredibly humble and dedicated in all of your work, no matter how big or small. I appreciate your smile every time you say hello. It sure helps to see that! You’ve held so many posts in your time here, always with such dedication. I’ll never forget that about you. Continue to carry that with you into the next chapter! Blessings!

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” – Jeremiah 29:11

Jackson! Great to know you as a student. Your talents as a thinker and writer are obvious. And I greatly appreciate your humility, joyfulness and determination. I’m so proud of you for winning that national award as a columnist at the EST. I’m also glad we got in that taco lunch before Covid19 hit NYC. Let’s take a rain check on beers with Prof. Lisi for after Covid. Meanwhile, keep trusting God and developing your skills. You are going to go far. Your faith, devotion to Christ and mature perspective were a testimony to me and everyone around you. I thank you for that. And I am so grateful you are a TKC man and, now, a TKC alum. Let’s stay in touch. Psalm 90: “Oh Lord. Teach us to number our days so that we may present to thee, a heart of wisdom.” Best Wishes, Prof Paul Glader

Jackson, congratulations on your graduation! Thanks so much for all your help over the years at Student Services, you will be greatly missed! I wish you all the success in your exciting future. God bless you!

Jackson,

Whether it was soccer practice freshman year, or Interregnum the past two years, your presence made it better. Thanks for being a joyful light, and best of luck in your future endeavors!

Eddie VanZandt

Jackson, I am so grateful for you and your friendship. Thanks for sharing in the struggle from the dark days of Calculus to the more recent job hunt, for the the Texas road trips, for the scavenger hunts with friends, and for the joy you bring to me and everyone you encounter. I am so proud to know the person you’ve grown up to be, and so excited to see what you do next! CONGRATULATIONS and blessings on everything ahead!

Jackson,

So proud of you for crossing the finish line. Your love for Jesus, compassion for others, creative drive and magnetic personality will no doubt make you a force to be reckoned with.

Congratulations!

Jackson,

I am so thankful to have gotten to know you this year. From taco night to our last Zoom call you quickly became such a great friend. Thank you for all the fun memories, all the wisdom you’ve shared, for inviting me to your church way back when… King’s will not be the same without you!

Best,
Selēna

Jackson! Congratulations on an awesome college career. You impacted so many lives! I’m so thankful to have you as a friend, thankful that brought Alli to King’s, and thankful that you’ve been a steadfast friend to Josiah for four straight years. It’s so encouraging to me the way you guys are loyal to each other and push each other to be more Christ-like. Keep finding ways to share the gospel and make people laugh!! Looking forward to many more double dates with you and Hannah in the future 😀 See you soon!!!

Congrats Fordyce! Your positivity was a big part of my time at Kings, from at practice to seeing you at student services, and the YouTube videos you made with the guys, keep smiling and good luck on your next adventure

Jackson! Congrats on so many accomplishments as this year comes to an end! I’m grateful that your clarity and perspective always taught me that things will be okay, not to take life so seriously. I know how you feel about words so I’ll keep this short, but I’m so glad I got to know you this year!

Congrats man! Super proud of you and all that you have accomplished. I know that even bigger and better things are in store for you as you get ready for this next chapter in your life. Love you, brotha!

Jackson! Congratulations. Thank you for always being a bright spot at the student services desk (and for buzzing me through). I think your greatest title this year was, “powder puff ref.” Interregnum was also a blast!

Jackson!

You have been a bright light of encouragement and joy since the day I walked into kings. I am so thankful for your kindness and constant encouragement. Talking about film over the student service desk has always been a highlight. I know you will go on to do incredible things and I truly cannot wait to see where you end up! Congratulations!! Kings will miss you 🙂

Jackson,

Congratulations to you!! May the Lord continue to bless you and fill your life with joy as you walk the path He has prepared for you. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

The Cook Family

Jackson, congratulations! You were always such a warm, engaging, kindhearted person to be greeted by on the sixth floor. I’m excited for wherever is next for you!

Jackson, thank you for being the forever hype-man for this class! I truly think I peaked in college after hosting that Inviso session with you. Please always keep your amazing energy! And never forget… Israel class of 2018!!!!!!

Dear Jackson,

What a joy it has been in my interactions with you, sir. You bring enthusiasm and fun to every conversation. Thank you for your leadership. May you know all of God’s richest blessings in Christ.

Jackson,

I greatly enjoyed all our interactions during your four years at King’s, from “Foundations of Politics” in your first year to the Interregnum Committee in your last. Thanks for your many contributions to the College and its spiritual and intellectual life. Congratulations on your many achievements and accolades, such as the Harriet Tubman Award. Please stay in touch. Wishing you many blessings in your life after TKC.

Brooo. Chach omega chach kappa cofounder, the best slot receiver King’s has ever seen, Israel buddy, and many more. Getting to know you over these past four years has been such a blessing. I will never forget when you clutched on to your Bible and I looked you dead in the eyes and said “never doubt Brady.” Atlanta blew a 28-3 lead and the rest is history. Keep doing great things and keep impacting people’s lives.

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