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The Running Back Lab is owned and operated by Malik Jackson Jr. Malik was born and raised in the Washington DC area. Malik attended Archbishop Carroll High School where he was an All-Conference running back and track runner. Following a stellar high school career, Malik went on to play Division 1 football at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. In 2016, he earned his bachelor’s degree from Bowie State University in Business Administration.

 “After my career was cut short, I found that feeling once I started training Running Backs. It has been an honor to be in this position helping these kids and young men achieve their goals. Earning the trust of each running back is crucial, this will ensure hard work and dedication. They give me their all and in return I give them the best training possible.”


The Running Back Lab has a main focus on the development of running backs. Coach Malik specializes in enhancing running back performance through the special development and execution of position drills. His program has quickly grown into the best training and development program around the Washington, DC area, providing in-depth understanding of the position. This training provides athletes with the tools to be a complete back while maximizing the potential of each individual. Coach Malik’s regimen is a total training package that covers all facets of the game that delivers results.  Malik is very committed to helping others achieve their goals within the position.  The athletes look to Malik not only as a coach but as a mentor.