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Dexter Tyrone Jackson was born on November 25, 1969 in Jacksonville, Florida. He stands 5'6" and weights anywhere from 220-250 pounds, depending on the time of year.

In high school, Dexter starred as a running back and ran a 4.20 in the forty meter dash, which was one of the fastest in the country at that time. Dexter wanted to go to college but his girlfriend became pregnant and he decided to take care of his family instead. After his girlfriend got kicked out of her house, she and Dexter got an apartment and he worked as a cook at a local restaurant.

At the age of 20, Dexter`s friends talked him into entering a contest. He trained and dieted for three weeks and easily won because of his superior genetics. Because of those great genetics, Dexter`s bodybuilding career started and his contest history proves Dexter`s hard work and determination.

2005 Arnold Classic - 1st
2004 Mr Olympia -4th
2004 Austrailian Grand Prix 1st
2004 San Francisco Pro Grand Prix - 1st
2004 Arnold Classic - 1st
2004 Ironman Pro Invitational 1st
2003 GNC Show of Strength 1st
2003 Mr Olympia - 3rd
2003 Maximus Italy - 3rd
2003 San Francisco Pro - 3rd
2002 Grand Prix England - 1st
2002 Grand Prix Holland - 3rd
2002 Mr. Olympia - 4th
2002 Australia Pro - 2nd
2002 Austrian Grand Prix- 2nd
2002 San Francisco Grand Prix- 3rd
2002 Arnold Classic - 3rd
2001 British Grand Prix - 4th
2001 Mr. Olympia - 8th
2001 Toronto Pro Invitational - 2nd
2001 Night of Champions - 2nd
2001 Grand Prix Hungary - 3rd
2001 Grand Prix Australia - 3rd
2001 Arnold Classic - 5th
2000 Toronto Pro Invitational - 2nd
2000 Mr. Olympia - 9th
2000 Night of Champions - IFBB, 8th
2000 Ironman Pro Invitational - IFBB, 3rd
2000 Grand Prix Hungary - IFBB, 2nd
2000 Arnold Classic - IFBB, 5th
1999 Pro World Championships - IFBB, 4th
1999 Olympia - IFBB, 9th
1999 Night of Champions - 3rd
1999 Grand Prix England - 4th
1999 Arnold Classic - 7th
1998 North American Championships - 1st
1998 North American Championships - 1st
1996 Nationals - NPC- 6th
1995 USA Championships - NPC- Light-HeavyWeight - 1st

Dexter has been involved in numerous Battle for the Olympia videos and he even has his own DVD titled "Titans Part 2," which gives you an idea of how hard Dexter works on a daily basis.

After Ronnie Coleman decides to retire, expect Dexter to compete with Jay Cutler for the pride of being titled "Mr. Olympia."

Zach Bashore
April 24, 2006


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