"Mr. Clean has been tough on grease and grime for 60 years and we’re confident that Mike has what it takes"
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THE SEARCH IS OVER FOR #THENEXTMRCLEAN
Georgia Native Mike Jackson Will Fill in for Mr. Clean During His
After three months of reviewing hundreds of audition tapes, Georgia
native Mike Jackson has been selected as #TheNextMrClean and will help
fill the legendary Mr.’s white shoes while he takes a much-deserved
extended vacation. Jackson’s innovative and creative take on Mr. Clean’s
iconic jingle, his strength, bald head and willingness to tackle any
mess, solidified him as the winner. In addition to winning $20,000 and a
large supply of Magic Erasers, Jackson starred in the production of a
2017 limited edition Mr. Clean calendar.
“It’s definitely a dream come true to become the next Mr. Clean,” said
Jackson. “While it’s impossible to replace the iconic Mr., I’m excited
for this opportunity to help people tackle the most seemingly impossible
messes while he’s away... and have some fun!”
Jackson hails from Atlanta and currently works in sports marketing,
managing events and emceeing. He enjoys working out, traveling (he’s
been to 48 states) and reading. He collects hotel room keys and loves
the watching Science Channel, History Channel, ESPN, and Family Guy.
In addition to the limited edition calendar, Jackson will be joining
DeMarcus Ware, outside linebacker for the Denver Broncos, to support Mr.
Clean as he makes his Super Bowl ad debut in Houston at the end of the
“Mr. Clean has been tough on grease and grime for 60 years and we’re
confident that Mike has what it takes,” said Kevin Wenzel, Associate
Brand Director, NA Surface Care, P&G. “We had so many great entries in
#TheNextMrClean contest and we are very thankful for everyone’s
enthusiasm and participation.”
The search for #TheNextMrClean started on September 7, 2016 after actor
Kellan Lutz debuted his own audition
at an event in New York City. Hopefuls were able to audition online or
in person in several major US cities.
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