For his commitment to academic excellence, leadership, and community service, former Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) student Zeke Jackson was named the winner of the 2023 Tomato Can Loving Cup Award, the most prestigious award the Carlson School of Management bestows on an undergraduate student.

Zeke Jackson holds the Tomato Can Loving Cup Award while standing next to Vladas Griskevicius, Associate Dean of the Carlson Undergraduate Program

He also was the recipient of the President’s Student Leadership and Service Award, which recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of outstanding student leaders at the University.

Throughout his time at the University, Jackson, an Ecolab Carlson School Scholar, has left a lasting impact both on and off campus. An Entrepreneurship and Political Science double major, Jackson served as the student body vice president and as the executive director and CEO of People for PSEO, a nonprofit he helped start while in high school that promotes, defends, and expands opportunities for high school students through the PSEO program.

Read Jackson's Carlson story and learn more about his work with People for PSEO.

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