In the spotlight

  • Athlete: Jensen Lorea
  • School: George Washington
  • Class: Junior
  • Sport: Wrestling
  • Highlights: Co-captain of the wrestling team; three-year varsity wrestler; currently ranked No. 3 in the state at 126 pounds; Champion and "Most Outstanding Wrestler" award winner at the 2013 Pat Vance tournament; Fifth-place finish at the state wrestling tournament in 2012, state qualifier in 2011; two-time NHSCA All-American, nearing 100 high school wins.
  • Personal: 3.84 grade-point average; member of the Beta Club, Key Club, football and cross country teams; hopes to attend the U.S. Naval Academy after graduation; son of Bob and Valerie Lorea.
  • Quotable: "When it comes down to it, I love wrestling because it's a great sport that allows me to work out my body both physically and mentally. Not many people get to do what they love 7 days a week, and I've been blessed to get to do just that. For me wrestling isn't just about the records and awards, but having fun while achieving success."
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