Join the celebration at Detroit Edison as they host a WNBA Draft Party for star player Rickea Jackson. Learn about her journey and the team’s excitement.

Quinn Banks

Special to the Detroit Free Press

Rickea Jackson's father Rickey Jackson, left, and her stepfather Keefer Virden talk while watching ESPN at the draft party held at Detroit Edison on April 15, 2024 to see which WNBA team selects their daughter.

Rickea Jackson’s father Rickey Jackson, left, and her stepfather Keefer Virden talk while watching ESPN at the draft party held at Detroit Edison on April 15, 2024 to see which WNBA team selects their daughter.Quinn Banks, Special To The Detroit Free Press

Rickea Jackson's stepfather Keefer Virden pumps his fist at his daughter's draft party held at Detroit Edison on April 15, 2024.

Rickea Jackson’s stepfather Keefer Virden pumps his fist at his daughter’s draft party held at Detroit Edison on April 15, 2024.Quinn Banks, Special To The Detroit Free Press

Attendees cheer at the draft party held at Detroit Edison as Rickea Jackson is selected 4th by the Los Angeles Spark during the 2024 WNBA draft on April 15, 2024.

Attendees cheer at the draft party held at Detroit Edison as Rickea Jackson is selected 4th by the Los Angeles Spark during the 2024 WNBA draft on April 15, 2024.Quinn Banks, Special To The Detroit Free Press

Attendees at the draft party held at Detroit Edison celebrate as Rickea Jackson is selected 4th by the Los Angeles Spark on April 15, 2024.

Attendees at the draft party held at Detroit Edison celebrate as Rickea Jackson is selected 4th by the Los Angeles Spark on April 15, 2024.Quinn Banks, Special To The Detroit Free Press

Attendees at the WNBA draft party held at Detroit Edison celebrate as Rickea Jackson is selected 4th by the Los Angeles Sparks on April 15, 2024.

Attendees at the WNBA draft party held at Detroit Edison celebrate as Rickea Jackson is selected 4th by the Los Angeles Sparks on April 15, 2024.Quinn Banks, Special To The Detroit Free Press

Attendees at the WNBA draft party held at Detroit Edison celebrate as the Los Angeles Spark select Rickea Jackson with the 4th pick on Monday, April 15, 2024.

Attendees at the WNBA draft party held at Detroit Edison celebrate as the Los Angeles Spark select Rickea Jackson with the 4th pick on Monday, April 15, 2024.Quinn Banks, Special To The Detroit Free Press

Miss Basketball 2019: Rickea Jackson, Detroit Edison (Mississippi State)

Miss Basketball 2019: Rickea Jackson, Detroit Edison (Mississippi State)Mandi Wright, Detroit Free Press

Rickea Jackson poses with WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert after being selected fourth overall pick by the Los Angeles Sparks during the 2024 WNBA Draft at Brooklyn Academy of Music on April 15, 2024 in New York City.

Rickea Jackson poses with WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert after being selected fourth overall pick by the Los Angeles Sparks during the 2024 WNBA Draft at Brooklyn Academy of Music on April 15, 2024 in New York City.Sarah Stier, Getty Images

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