Background. January 31, 1919Cairo, Georgia. Family. Mallie and JerryFifth and last childEdgar, Frank, MackWilla MaeJerry left family when Jackie was 6 months old. Pasadena. Family moved here in 1920Lived in white neighborhoodAttended John Muir Technical High School. College. Attended Pasadena JC in 1938Enrolled in UCLA in 1939Lettered in 4 sports .