He now goes to college, which he often brags about.
Jackson and Miley constantly bicker and compete for their father's approval.
This is at first because he exploits his connection with Hannah to impress his dates.He moved to Malibu, California with his father Robby and sister Miley after the death of his mother. Jackson is a mediocre high school student, and has a rough time starting college in the third season. Jackson is often seen barefoot or wearing flip-flops.In an off-handed remark in "Song Sung Bad," Jackson implausibly suggests the reason for this move involved an embarrassing incident with a Tennessean girlfriend. It is also revealed in the episode "Schooly Bully" that Jackson's bare feet are ticklish.He takes pride in his hair, and his shampoo collection.Whenever one of Hannah's song becomes a hit, instead of attributing it to the singer, he, jokingly, takes the credit himself.