A graduate of the class of 2001, Jack was a two-way starter and a charter member of the Star Chamber. Known for his unselfish play and solid work ethic, Jack made tremendous contributions on both sides of the line of scrimmage his junior year. As the starting strong side linebacker, Jack was in on 45 tackles (32 original), intercepted 2 passes, had one break-up and recovered two fumbles. He led the defense with five hurries and scored 147 defensive points. On offense, Jack made 5 receptions for 89 yards and averaged 17 yards per catch. His blocking from the tight end position helped La Jolla runners compile 1,309 yards.

Jack’s promising senior season was cut short by a season ending knee injury prior to the first game. Although Jack was unable to contribute physically on the field, he continued to make the type of contributions that sometimes go unnoticed by many. Jack has always been a young man of great character. He was an athlete who worked well with his coaches and always showed great respect for others. It was this aspect of his personality that was always present, even after his devastating injury. His presence was and continues to be instrumental in inspiring his coaches to continue working with young men in a game that can produce much success and some disappointment. It is during a coach’s disappointing moments that having a player such as Jack reminds him that it is all worth it

Jack’s contributions to our program were not lessened by his injury. He continued to work hard academically and athletically. His senior year he was a member of the County All Academic Team an honor that he also received his junior year. Jack carried a 3.54 GPA. His determination throughout his physical rehabilitation allowed him to return to the baseball team in the spring where he had an outstanding senior year. The following pages contain a historical record of Jack’s participation in Star Chamber activities. All original Star Chamber correspondence and communications are a part of this record. Pictures of Jack can be found in the 1999 photo section.


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