was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. As an avid technophile and lover of all things video games. He set his career path in the direction of a life making games until he found out his arch nemesis, “Math,” had other plans in store. So instead of making the next Tetris he found himself writing and talking about games on his website The Spawn Point Blog and Spawn On Me.
Shareef has been obsessed with technology ever since he was a child, disassembling remote controls and driving his parents crazy. His views on science and technology have been featured on sources such as NPR, Scientific American, NASA TV, and This Week in Blackness. His science blog at ShareefJackson.com has won the Black Weblog Award for Best Science and Technology Blog in 2012 and 2013. By using the tagline #ScienceLooksGood, Shareef speaks breaks down science in a way that the average person can understand. Shareef has been able to attend several events including the Consumer Electronics Show and the final launch of NASA’s space shuttle program.
Is the internet’s definitive video game podcast featuring and spotlighting gamers of color. Brought to you directly from Brookago, hosts Kahlief Adams, Cicero Holmes and Shareef Jackson bring you gaming news, previews and reviews while simultaneously looking at how games affect the world. Humor, insight and the some of the most important people in the gaming world can be found in only one place…the Spawn On Me podcast!
A lifelong gamer who parlayed his love for all things tech into a 20 plus year career in Systems Administration. This Bronx born, Long Island raised eccentric truly marches to the beat of his own drum. A former thespian, Cicero is also credited (by him) for inventing the phrase & motion of ‘popping one’s collar’. You can find Cicero every week yelling about why Chicago’s pizza is not as good as New York’s on Spawn On Me.