Jack Zhao
Jack Zhao


High School:
Harding Senior High School

Year on Team: 1st

Major: Undecided

High School: Harding Senior High School

Favorite Place on Campus: The Rec Center

Favorite sport to watch/cheer for: Football

What made you want to cheer at the U of M? Life is limited and I intend to make mine count. I set out to accomplish as many things as I can. "I came, I saw, I conquered" is my motto.

What's something that most people don't know about you? I am constantly thinking about things like the fate of the world, earth, universe.

What non-cheering accomplishment are you most proud of? Running a half marathon

What is your favorite memory of this team? Game days!

What are you looking forward to on this team? Memories, experiences and friendships

Do you have any tips for high school cheerleaders who want to continue in college? Never accept defeat and never quit.


Spirit Squad Wins Pom Division


Minnesota's dance team won the Pom division at the 2016 UCA & UDA College Cheerleading And Dance Team National Championship.

2015-16 Spirit Squads at Williams Arena


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