Jax is the stage name of Jackson McGoldrick, an American drag queen, dancer, and photographer. Jax competed on the fifteenth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race.
McGoldrick was born in Puerto Rico and raised in Darien, Connecticut.He participated in gymnastics and competitive cheerleading. He attended the School of Visual Arts, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in photography and videography.
On December 13, 2022, Jax was announced as one of the 16 contestants who would compete in the fifteenth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race. During her time on the show, Jax placed among the top positions in the first episode. She placed in the bottom twice, eliminating Robin Fierce and Aura Mayari in lip syncs. Jax was eliminated in episode 8, after losing in the LipSync Lalaparuza Smackdown against Anetra. She finished in 10th place.
Jax uses she/they pronouns when in drag, and has described herself as the “Simone Biles of drag”.Jax and fellow contestant Luxx Noir London were guest speakers for drag historian and author Joe E. Jeffreys’ course at The New School about the impact of RuPaul’s Drag Race.