Jacob Kelley
Jacob Kelley
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Rockford, Michigan
High School: Rockford
Major: Undeclared

MIAA Academic Honor Roll (2017, 2019)


What sport or sports do you plan to participate in at Hope? Academic reputation, reputable physics department, the opportunity to participate in undergraduate research, I like the Holland area.

What were your favorite subjects in high school? Math and Science 

Name a role model or models who have impacted your life? And describe how. Both of my older sisters showed me by their examples that if you want to achieve something, academically or athletically, you have to put in the work.

List a favorite Bible verse and why it is meaningful to you. 1 John 4:19 "We love because he first loved us." This verse captures not only the fact that we are only able to give love from the infinitely abundant love we have received from God, but it also conveys the Christian duty to love all as Christ has loved us. 

What is your favorite pregame meal or snack? Protein balls that my mom makes.

What type of pregame music do you enjoy? Almost anything that is high energy.

What is the best advice you’ve ever received? The pursuit of excellence is admirable, but the pursuit of perfection will tear you apart.