Jackson LaCombe was born in 2001 and grew up in Eden Prairie. He graduated from Breakaway Academy in 2015. After attending Breakaway Academy, he went on to play high school hockey for Shattuck St. Mary’s. After graduating from Shattuck St. Mary’s in 2019, LaCombe went to play junior hockey in the USHL for the Chicago Steel. That same year he was drafted into the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks as a second-round draft pick. After playing in the USHL for one year, LaCombe committed to playing Division I college hockey for Minnesota. He is currently playing, as a defenseman, for the Minnesota Gophers.
LaCombe’s Notable Achievements: SSM Prep Team, 2018 USA Hlinka Cup, World Junior Gold 2021, 18/19 USHS All-USA Hockey First Team, 19/20 NCAA All-Rookie Team, 20/21 NCAA Champion, NCAA B1G First All-Star Team, 20/21 NCAA (West) Second All-American Team