Press Release

NEWS: Earthquakes Claim Goalkeeper Jacob Jackson Off Waivers


SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes announced today that the club claimed goalkeeper Jacob Jackson, formerly of the New England Revolution, off waivers.

“Jacob is a young, talented player with MLS experience,” said Earthquakes general manager Chris Leitch. “We’re looking forward to him competing in our goalkeeper group this year.”

Jackson, 24, played in 26 games for New England Revolution II across two seasons (2022-23), earning nine clean sheets and MLS NEXT Pro Goalkeeper of the Month honors in May 2022. At the first-team level, he made three appearances for the Revolution, making his Major League Soccer debut in October 2023.

A native of San Diego and graduate of the Real Salt Lake Academy, Jackson was selected 24th overall in the first round of the 2022 MLS SuperDraft out of Loyola Marymount University, where he was named Western Conference Goalkeeper of the Year and an All-West Coast Conference First Team selection in 2020 and 2021.

Jacob Jackson

Position: Goalkeeper

Height: 5-11

Weight: 190

Born: April 25, 2000 in San Diego, California

Age: 24

Preferred Foot: Right

Hometown: San Diego, California

Previous Club: New England Revolution

Nationality: USA

Transaction: San Jose Earthquakes (MLS) – Earthquakes claim GK Jacob Jackson, formerly of the New England Revolution, off waivers.