According to Deadline, Franz Drameh (Edge of Tomorrow) has been cast in The CW untitled Arrow / The Flash spinoff as Jay Jackson who’s a former high school athlete whose pro career was derailed by injury. Now making ends meets as an auto mechanic, Jay will come to have a surprising affiliation to the S.T.A.R. Labs crew.
Jay Jackson isn’t a known DC Comics character and Deadline states the producers are keeping the character’s superhero identity a mystery. But speculations by the fans have him as Static Shock, Black Lightning and Black Vulcan.