Is the PS-Vita backwards compatible with PSP games?
Some games I would like to play include Final Fantasy 7: Crisis core, Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier, Coded Arms, Tekken: Dark Resurrection, and Secret Agent Clank.
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The Vita can only play certain supported digital versions of PSP games. If your games are on a PSP UMD only then you are out of luck. (Here is a fan made comprehensive list of playable games)
As for the games you listed specifically, only these are available currently on the Vita as a download through the PSN store: