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Jake Krause, Hortonville

FVA Spotlight: Jake Krause, Hortonville Cross Country and Track and Field

Name: Jake Krause

School: Hortonville

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Cross Country, Track and Field

Other school clubs/activities: Ski Club, Pit Orchestra

Parents’ names: Shawn and Sarah

Siblings’ names: Katie

Favorite aspect of your school: My favorite aspect of Hortonville is being able to have lots of good relationships with all of the teachers and administrators.

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? Volunteering and working for the Hortonville Rec program is one of the most rewarding community experiences I have had. Helping kids enjoy their summer and being a good role model for kids is fantastic.

What is your favorite class? Furniture and Cabinet Making

Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Ehlke

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? My middle school basketball coaches always told me to never give up and to keep trying. They said if you miss, shoot again. This attitude was a really good piece of advice that has stuck with me for a long time.

Favorite youth coach: Coach Sours

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

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Tommy Flood - Appleton North

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: The team qualifying for cross country state this year.

Favorite professional team: Milwaukee Bucks

Favorite professional athlete: Craig Engels

College or post-high school plans: I am going to be attending the University of Minnesota to study Kinesiology and run cross country and track for the Gophers. 

What is your desired major/career field? Kinesiology

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I play more video games than I probably should.

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Run the Boston Marathon

What is your dream job? Athletic Trainer

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: @dinkle_waddle

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... Chillin' with the team playing video games super late at night.

A non-athletic talent I have is…: Playing guitar