Jackson Blake was born in 2003 and grew up in Eden Prairie, MN. He graduated from Breakaway Academy in 2018. After attending Breakaway Academy, he went to play high school hockey for Eden Prairie. Blake was set to graduate in 2021; however, instead, he chose to forego his senior year and went to play junior hockey in the USHL for the Chicago Steel. In 2021, he was drafted into the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes as a fourth-round draft pick. Blake is committed to playing Division I college hockey at the University of North Dakota. His first season with the Fighting Hawk’s will be 2022-2023.
Blake’s Notable Achievements: Team USA Gretzky Hlinka Tournament, USHL Clark Cup Champion ’20/21, Scored double OT winning goal for EP In the MSHSL Championship Game ’20/21, Scored winning goal for Chicago Steel in the title-clinching game over Fargo ’20/21