Yorba Linda, Calif./Laguna Hills, Calif.
Balboa Bay 18 Hurley/ Tim Johnson and Mike D’Alessandro
High School/Grad Year:
Esperanza High School/2014
Born Jacob Edward Arnitz on July 15, 1995 to parents Ed and Becky… Has one sister, Chelsee (1992)… His cousin, Tommy Gallarda, is a tight-end for the Atlanta Falcons… Jake’s favorite food is In-N-Out hamburgers… His favorite movie The Sandlot and his favorite actor is Will Ferrell… His favorite professional team is the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and his favorite athlete is Mike Trout… He enjoys riding dirtbikes, off-roading, going to the river and playing beach volleyball… He most admires Josh Hamilton because “he overcame a career-ending, debilitating addiction and made the most of his second chance.”
USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2013
– Selected to the U.S. Boys’ Youth National Team. 2012
– Selected to the High Performance Youth A2 Red team that placed second at the HP Championships… Selected to the U.S. Boys’ Youth National Training Team.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB HIGHLIGHTS: 2012
– With his club team, earned a silver medal in the 17U Open Division at the Junior National Championships… Named to the All-Tournament Team. 2011
– With his club team, earned a gold medal in the 16U Open Division at the Junior National Championships… Named to the All-Tournament Team.
Updated June 2013.