Jackson Rehabbing, Visiting

North Carolina verbal commitment Kameron Jackson is ready to take his lone official visit.

"I leave [for UNC] on the 14th [on January] – on Friday," Jackson said. "It just fit my schedule. My mom and my dad are coming with me."

Jackson, a 6-foot, 180-pound cornerback from Madison (Ala.) Academy, has visited the campus four or five times previously, including attending the home opener against Georgia Tech.

"[On the official visit], I just want to get a better relationship with the coaches," Jackson said.

Jackson has already established a pretty solid relationship with, at least, Everett Withers, UNC's defensive coordinator. The two speak a couple times a week.

"We just talk about how things are going at school, the official visit, and we talk about a couple of things here and there," Jackson said.

Also during his official visit, UNC's medical staff will get its first look at Jackson's injured knee.

"They're going to get their doctors and trainers to look at my knee and assess it," Jackson said.

In Madison Academy's season-ending loss to Hamilton (Ala.), Jackson partially tore the MCL and ACL in his knee.

Jackson is walking on the knee and in another two weeks, he'll be able to run on it.

"It's getting better every day," Jackson said. "The rehab workouts are getting harder every time I go.

"They said I could start working out in March."

Jackson fully expects to be 100-percent sometime in March. Furthermore, he figures to practice without limitations in August when he enrolls at UNC.

Growing up in Wilmington (N.C.), Jackson has always been a UNC fan. Thus, he watched the Music City Bowl 100-percent as a fan.

"I'm always a laidback type of watcher," Jackson said. "I do get hyped here and there when they make a play.

"I thought Carolina had a chance of winning in the last couple of minutes. But then time ran out, but they put it up there."

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