Local VI boxer induced into Hall of Fame

Virgin Islands pride felt all the way in the Empire State as a local legend gets inducted in the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

Julian “The Hawk” Jackson pictured here with his son Julius, who is also a famous boxer, was inducted this past weekend in Canastota, New York where the museum is located. 

Jackson began boxing at 11-years-old and has won countless titles. 

He is known for his punching power. 

USVI NEWS will have more from Jackson this week.