Jennie-O-Wrestler of the Week: Jonathon Volp

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1.     Gophersports: Why did you first decide to become a wrestler? 

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Jonathon Volp: My 7th grade gym class had a wrestling unit and I really enjoyed it. My friend convinced me to join the actual team and I loved it.

2.     GS: What made you want to come to Minnesota?
JV: It is a great school overall, and I wasn't getting scouted. I figured if I'm going to walk on anywhere, why not one of the premier programs in the nation?

3.     GS: What are you most looking forward to in college?
JV: Being able to train in a winning environment and living life on my own.

4.     GS:Do you have any pre-match rituals?
JV: Music and sprints.

5.     GS: What is playing on your ipod right now?
JV: Eminem, Breaking Benjamin, AC/DC, Kanye West, Rise Against, Rage Against The Machine, Linkin Park, Drake, Tupac

6.     GS: What are your favorite movies?
JV: The Rocky series, the Bourne series, Inception, The Town, High Plains Drifter, Ocean's Eleven, Burn After Reading, Saving Private Ryan

7.     GS: What are some talents or skills you have outside of wrestling? 
JV: I'm a fairly good writer

8.     GS: What do you plan to major in?
JV: As of now, History, with the intention of transferring into Carlton if I get good enough grades.

9.     GS: If you had to pick one thing to eat the rest of your life what would it be? 

10.  GS: What are some of your goals for your first season as a Golden Gopher?

JV: Improve every single day and work hard to establish myself as a valuable member of the team.



Favorite Sports Team? I'm a big fan of all the Minnesota professional sports teams

Favorite food? Gyros

Favorite T.V. Show? Sportscenter

Favorite vacation destination? Florida

Favorite Cereal? Reeses Puffs

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