Height:​​  6020

Weight:  190 lbs.

DOB:  August 10, 1995

Hometown:  Mountain View, MO​​
Airport:  Springfield, MO (SGF)
​​Jaelon had an oustanding senior season at Western Illinois, leading the Leathernecks to the FCS playoffs and being named All-American in the process.​​

Jaelon's head coach, Charlie Fisher has put a number of receivers into the NFL over the years including Torry Holt, Koren Robinson, Earl Bennett, Lance Lenoir, etc. and is a great source of reference as to Jaelon's ability to play at the next level.​  

Jaelon also worked with Coach Steve Fairchild in pre-Draft workouts in Denver, CO.


  • FCS AP All-American (1st Team All-MVFC)

  • CFPA FCS Performer of the Year

  • #4 in Receiving Yards - 1369 Yards

  • 8th highest in Nation in Receving TDs - 10 TDs + 4 TDs Rushing

  • #10 in Nation in Receptions per Game - 7.0 Rec/Gm

  • 19 catches for 343 yards and 3 touchdowns vs. South Dakota (9/30)

  • 10 catches for 116 yards against Senior Bowl corner Taron Johnson (Weber State)​​
  • Averaged 114 Receiving Yards per Game

2017 SEASON Game-by-Game Statistics
Lettered in football, basketball and track/field... earned All-State honors in football at three different positions in three different years... earned All-State honors in basketball, joining his school's 1,000-point club... five times earned All-State honors in track/field between the hurdles, 4x400, 4x200 and 4x100 relays... scored 65 touchdowns his senior year and 139 in his career... eight of those TDs came in a game versus the No. 3-ranked team in state... totaled 10,208 yards all-time (receiving, passing, rushing and returns... team won four district titles and three conference titles... helped the basketball team win a district and conference title...scored 46 points in a game his senior year... three-time district and conference champion in track... state champion in the 110 meter hurdles his senior year... played for his dad, Coach Darin Acklin.

Born August 10, 1995 in Springfield, Missouri... No. 1 sports highlight was scoring 46 points with two dunks the night his mom underwent breast cancer surgery, "It's the only game she has ever missed."... his parents have been a major influence, "They have taught me to live up to my potential and to never take anything for granted."... most admires his dad as a coach, "He has always been there for me and played a big role in guiding my way through life and my athletic career."... most admires Clint Dempsey, "He's an American hero."... his dad played football at Carthage, his uncle played football at Missouri... enjoys playing X-Box, especially FIFA... favorite professional team is the U.S. Men's Soccer team... favorite music group is The Cranberries... son of Darin and Tina Acklin.