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Jacob Rand, Oshkosh West

FVA Spotlight: Jacob Rand, Oshkosh West Football, Swimming and Diving and Track and Field

Name: Jacob Rand

School: Oshkosh West

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Football, Swimming and Diving, Track and Field

Other school clubs/activities: Some of the clubs and activities that I have been a part of include, Wave Robotics, Save (Student Athlete Volunteering Organization), Fans, Drone Club and Trap Shooting

Parents’ names: Tim and Carrie Rand

Siblings’ names: Katie Rand

Favorite aspect of your school: I enjoy learning new things and being able to apply my learning to real life situations.

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? My most rewarding community service project would be the fall clean up I did through my church. It was the most rewarding because I was able to help an elderly woman ready her yard for the fall. It felt good to help someone who really needed it and the smile on her face made my effort worth it when I was finished

What is your favorite class? My Favorite class is Biology because I love Mrs. Dobish

Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Dobish

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? My football coach; coach Wagner always told me to never strive to be average and their is a huge difference between good and great.

Favorite youth coach: Coach Giltner

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Kaukauna

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Cameron Sorenson, Oshkosh North 

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: There is a tie between upsetting Kaukauna at their brand new stadium opener this football season and playing my last game and one of my best games under the lights at Neenah

Favorite professional team: Green Bay Packers

Favorite professional athlete: Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

College or post-high school plans: UW-Platteville

What is your desired major/career field? Mechanical Engineering

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I'm afraid of dark slides

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Getting one of my homemade hunting TV shows on live TV

What is your dream job? Entrepreneur

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Cameron Hanes

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... In the woods scouting or hunting

A non-athletic talent I have is…: I am a pretty good artist and love to edit and make videos into movies