Misha Jackson was appointed Interim Head Coach of the Emory women's basketball program on October 5, 2017. Misha had served as an assistant coach with the Eagles since the 2013-14 season.
Jackson suited up in an Emory uniform from 2010-11 through 2012-13 and played in a total of 78 games, 69 in a starting capacity. By the time she had hung up her uniform, she had placed herself among the school's top-10 all-time performers in 11 categories including second in blocked shots (95) and first in blocked shots average (1.2 bpg). She grabbed a total of 621 rebounds, good for seventh place on Emory's career ladder, while her 8.0 per-game average in rebounding ranks fifth. In addition, she closed out her stint as an Eagle in the No. 10 spots onEmory's all-time charts in total points (900) and scoring average (11.5 ppg).
Misha was no stranger to individual honors with the highlight coming her final campaign when she was picked as a WBCA Honorable Mention All-American. She also landed First Team All-University Athletic Association honors for the first time after leading the conference in rebounding (9.0 rpg) while producing a league-high eight double-doubles (pts./rebs.) during the season. As a sophomore and junior, she was chosen to the All-UAA Second Team.
She graduated from Emory with a degree in psychology in May of 2013.