George Fox University Bruin RecruitsGeorge Fox University Bruin Recruits

NCAA Division IIITo be one of the best. It's the reason athletes compete at the NCAA Division III level. And at George Fox, athletes get the opportunity to pursue their passion for sports at a nationally ranked Christian college with a storied athletic tradition that includes both individual and team national championships. We're excited about the quality of student-athletes who will join us for the 2017-18 academic year as we pursue our vision of being "the team to beat." In April, we invited them to campus for a Commitment Day to celebrate their decision* and are proud to introduce our newest Bruins to you.

Men's Basketball

JD Ahlstrom

Name: JD Ahlstrom

High School: Juan Diego Catholic High School (Darper, Utah)

Sport(s): Basketball

Position(s): Guard

Height / Weight: 6-2, 170

High School Highlights:
Earned second-team all-state honors (Class 3A) and honorable mention all-state honors his senior season

Why I chose George Fox:
It gives me the opportunity to play a sport that I love and also to be on a campus with the same spiritual values as my high school.

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Jackson Januik

Name: Jackson Januik

High School: Seaside High School (Seaside, Oregon)

Sport(s): Basketball

Position(s): Point guard

Height / Weight: 5-8, 155

High School Highlights:
Earned all-league honors all four years of high school and was named league MVP (Class 4A Cowapa League) his sophomore, junior and senior seasons; led team to league and state titles his senior year and was the Oregon Class 4A Player of the Year; named first-team all-state tournament and was a two-time Moda Player of the Game as a senior; also named 4A Player of the Year his junior season; was a team captain and selected as team MVP his sophomore, junior and senior years; averaged 16.8 points, 6.6 assists, 3.0 steals and 4.1 rebounds per game as a senior

Why I chose George Fox:
I loved everything about it ... the campus, the coaches, the city of Newberg, the students, and just the atmosphere of the whole university.

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Brent Wilson

Name: Brent Wilson

High School: Issaquah High School (Issaquah, Washington)

Sport(s): Basketball

Position(s): Power forward and center

Height / Weight: 6-7, 215

High School Highlights:
Led Class 4A Kingco League in blocks and field goal percentage as a senior; finished among league’s top 10 in rebounds his final season

Why I chose George Fox:
I chose George Fox because of its Christian emphasis, its reputation for athletic and academic standards, and because it has close family ties.

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Tyler Yost

Name: Tyler Yost

High School: Olympic High School (Bremerton, Washington)

Sport(s): Basketball

Position(s): Forward

Height / Weight: 6-5, 190

High School Highlights:
Named Kitsap Player of the Year and an all-league MVP as a senior, when he averaged 18 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists per game; earned all-league second-team recognition in 2015-16 (Class 2A Olympic League), and was an all-league honorable mention and state championship sportsmanship award-winner in 2014-15

Why I chose George Fox:
I wanted to go to a school that would allow me to play the sport I love and attain the education that I desire.

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* Student-athletes listed above have accepted George Fox University's written offer of admission and/or financial aid. George Fox University is a member of the NCAA Div. III.