Jackie Wilson

Founder and CEO




Jackie Wilson is the CEO and Founder of NOVA Fitness Innovation. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Wilson is a graduate of both Duke University and the University of Notre Dame Law School. A lawyer by trade, Wilson’s personal training career began during his undergrad education in Duke University’s athletic department. After spending three years as a litigator and five years as general counsel at an independent sports agency, where he worked directly with professional athletes, Wilson realized his dream and transitioned to personal training full time.

Today, he is a Certified Personal Trainer with 15+ years of experience and has received certifications in Fitness Nutrition, Corrective Exercise, Women's Fitness, and more. At NOVA, Wilson aims to provide personalized one-on-one training with an engaging program for achieving each client’s unique fitness goals.

Aside from working out, Wilson’s favorite hobbies are watching Notre Dame football and Duke basketball. He currently resides in lower Manhattan with his wife and two sons.