Josh Izenbart
Josh Izenbart
Year: Senior
Hometown: Glenwood, Illinois
High School: Homewood-Flossmoor
Events: Javelin, Sprints, Jumps, Throws, Hurdles, Pole Vault
Major: Exercise Science

MIAA Academic Honor Roll (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017)...MIAA Javelin Champ at 48.49m...Great Lakes All-Region Honoree in the heptathlon with 4,429 points (2020), and the decathalon with a total 6,257 points (2017, 2018)...MIAA Athlete of the Week (1/27/20, 4/30/18, 5/1/17)...USTFCCCA All-Academic Honoree (2017, 2018, 2019)...All-MIAA First Team Honoree (2017, 2019)

Why did you choose to attend Hope College? 
Because of the small class sizes and because it was very clear that people would genuinely care about me. Also Hope has a great exercise science program.

If you have chosen a major, please explain how you plan to use it after graduation. I plan to be a physical therapist following graduation.

List a favorite Bible verse and why it is meaningful to you. Love the lord your God with all your heart, and with all your mind, and with all your strength... Love your neighbor as yourself. This is meaningful to me because it shows the humility we are to show before God, and the selflessness in which we are to love people.

What is your favorite pre-game music? Coldplay and alternative music.

If you could play another sport, regardless of skill, what would it be and why? Basketball

What is the best advice you’ve ever received? You don't need others approval for your own self acceptance.