Jacob VanderRoest
Jacob VanderRoest
Year: Junior
Hometown: South Haven, Michigan
High School: Saugatuck
Events: Distance
Major: Chemistry

MIAA Academic Honor Roll (2018, 2019)


Why did you choose to attend Hope College? Undergraduate research opportunities and excellent faculty.

What were your favorite subjects in high school? Biology, History, Chemistry, Anatomy.

Name a role model or models who have impacted your life? My father and my mother are the most influential people in my life. Fantastic role models and stupendous parents. Freddie Mercury, Robert Plant, George Harrison, Paul Simon, Brian Wilson, Joey Ramone, and Roger Waters. Also, Neil deGrasse Tyson.

What is your favorite pregame meal or snack? Bagel with peanut butter and honey.

What is your favorite movie and why? The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. I don't think I need to justify that answer.

What type of pregame music do you enjoy? Led Zeppelin and The Clash

What is the best advice you’ve ever received? Preserve your memories. They're all that's left you.