Jackson County Clerk Jeff Waybright swears in Jordan Anderson.

Jackson County Clerk Jeff Waybright (right) administers the oath of office to new Jackson County Deputy Sheriff Jordan P. Anderson (center) as (far left) Sheriff Tony Boggs looks on.

Anderson, 19, was a winning motocross racer in his earlier years.

His parents, Vaughn and Tonja Anderson, and grandparents, Dick Stone and Mr. and Mrs. Gareth Smith were among those on hand for the ceremony.

Anderson will be entering training a the West Virginia State Police Academy in the near future. Both Vaughn Anderson (Air Force Special Forces) and Gareth Smith (Marine Corps) have military backgrounds.