He has collegiate coaching experience at Colorado, UCLA, Utah State, Buffalo, and Air Force.
"Charlie Jackson is a leader in the highest sense,” Falcons coach Dan Quinn said. “His ability to connect with players and coaches is remarkable. Charlie's awareness for the situation and what's needed at the crucial time will provide the team at Kentucky State a clear vision toward success in all areas."
Kentucky State is a member of the SIAC along with Morehouse and Clark Atlanta.