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Darius Jackson Parents: Romel Jackson And Yhinyer Hubbard

On 27 February 2023, Keke Palmer announced that she gave birth to her first child with her boyfriend Darius Jackson. It’s a baby boy and they named him Leodis “Leo” Andrellton.

The Primetime Emmy Award-winning actress, singer, and television personality has happily taken her fans on the journey of her pregnancy on her Instagram @keke. So, in these happy hours, it is natural that her fanatics are not only curious about her baby daddy, but also his parents.

In the rest of the writing, we shall therefore tell you all about Darius Jackson’s parents.

Who Are Darius Jackson’s Parents?

Darius Jackson is the son of Romel Jackson and Yhinyer Hubbard. He was born to them in January 1994, making him 29 years old in 2023.

Now, let us tell you about each one of them, individually and together.

Meet Romel Jackson, Darius Jackson’s Father

Romel Jackson’s full name is Romel Paul Jackson. And Darius is clearly very fond of them. He often shows him off and writes sweet words bout him on social media.

  • Romel Jackson Age

Romel Jackson was born in July 1958. So, he turned 64 years old in 2022.

  • Romel Jackson Job

On his Facebook, Romel Jackson mentioned currently working at Beach Cities Protection Services and formerly at the California Dept. of Corrections. He also briefly mentioned going to Rancocas Valley Regional High School.

  • What Is Romel Jackson’s Ethnicity?

Romel Jackson is of mixed, i.e. African American descent.

He is originally from Philadelphia, and he and his wife gave birth to their son Darius in the Inland Empire metropolitan area that is centered around the cities of San Bernardino and Riverside and bordering Los Angeles County to the west.

Meet Yhinyer Hubbard, Darius Jackson’s Mother

Darius Jackson is also very much in love with his mother Yhinyer Hubbard. And more than once, she has also been seen on his social media looking as happy as she can be. For instance December 2022, Darius shared with his people how his mom was so happy that they visited Michael Jackson’s home in Gary, Indiana.

  • Yhinyer Hubbard Age

Yhinyer Hubbard was born in September 1960. So, she turned 62 years old in 2022.

  • Hubbard Job

Since July 2003, Yhinyer Hubbard had been working as an HIM Director at Prime Healthcare Services in Corona, California, as of February 2023. On her LinkedIn profile, she also mentioned going to Instituto Fermin Naudeau
between 1974 and 1978.

  • What Is Yhinyer Hubbard’s Ethnicity?

Yhinyer Hubbard is a Panamanian-American of Hispanic descent. And she is proud of being one. She originally hails from Panama.

As a result, Darius is of Afro-Panamanian ancestry. On his social media, one can spot Darius talking about it. He says things like how he was accepted more in the African American community growing up, though he was half Panamanian.

While he fully adopts to his Afro-Panamanian roots, growing up with a mixed heritage was not always easy for him. Looking back, he bitterly recalls how the Mexican kids were not as accepting. Because they were not open to hanging outing with him, he also did not want to be in the Latinos circle. Instead, his Black friends were more welcoming. Afro-Latinidad, he says, is still a new concept to some.

Related FAQs

  • Are Darius Jackson’s Parents Still Married?

If the folks were still together and married until the time of this writing, was not known. Because the internet indicates that they reside in two different addresses.

According to, Yhinyer had been residing in Corona city in Riverside County, California, and Romel in Eastvale, California, as of February 2023.

  • How Many Kids Do Darius Jackson’s Parents Have?

Darius Jackson is not the only child of his parents. There are two more. Among them is Sarunas J. Jackson, who found fame by acting in the HBO original comedy-drama Insecure. Sarunas also appeared in Good Trouble and the most recent Games People Play. He was born on 12 March 1990. So, he is older than Darius. Like Darius, Sarunas is more inclined towards his Panamanian roots., making him play even for the Panama National Basketball Team. Until 2017, he was working on getting dual citizenship so he could also play in Panama. Sarunas graduated from Roosevelt High School in California. He also studied Sports Administration at Post University in Connecticut. There he also played for the team. Sarunas, so you know, also has a daughter with none other than his Insecure costar Dominique Perry. They welcomed her in May 2018 and named her Zen.

As for Darius, he started dating Keke in 2021 after meeting her during a party at Diddy’s house. Keke and the athlete and fitness instructor have been inseparable ever since.

Darius has one more brother. He is Marques Jackson and he is the oldest of them all. On IG @mjack4444, Marques is also into sports, it seems.

  • Are Darius Jackson’s Parents On Instagram And Facebook?

Not on Instagram, but Darius Jackson’s parents could be spotted on Facebook, both of them.

Romal’s most recent activity on his Facebook was of him encouraging people to also donate to the fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Yhinyer on the other hand seemed less active on her ‘YhinyerT Hubbard-Jackson’ account.


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