Gerald Jackson


GERALD L. JACKSON is from Philadelphia who grew up in the West Philadelphia section of the city. Gerald received his education in the public and Catholic school system. Next, he joined the Army National Guard where he served two tours. Concurrently, he attended Millersville University and received his bachelor’s degree in Social Work. Gerald always knew he had something to offer and has become a pillar to the community. He currently serves as one of the Philadelphia Reading Captains, working collaboratively with Read by 4th staff and community partners. He is an advocate for literacy and promotes early childhood education in schools, libraries, and community programs.

Gerald’s latest book is titled “A Father’s Love” geared towards children between the ages of 2 and 8 years old. From a father’s perspective, Gerald gives a heartfelt message with the intent to steer children in a positive direction by promoting a good work ethic, education, and self-care.



The best gift you can give someone is LOVE. As parents, all we want is for our children to know is that we LOVE them and we want nothing but the best for them. “A Father’s Love” will remind your child of your love and expectations for them as well as begin to show them that there is no greater love than from the Father above. Take a look inside and discover together the beauty of “A Father’s Love.”

Gerald Jackson - Cover - A Father's Love