University of Iowa Athletics

Jesse Ybarra

Height 5-5
Weight 133 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Tuscon, Ariz.
High School Sunnyside

High School

  • Three-time Arizona high school state champion
  • on the 106-pound title as a freshman, the 113-pound title as a sophomore, and the 126-pound title as a senior
  • Placed runner-up as a junior at 126 pounds
  • Four-time conference champion
  • Led his high school team to three state titles and four conference championships
  • Named team MVP following senior season
  • Won FloWrestling’s 2019 Who’s Number One (WNO), defeating Jakason Burks, 3-1, at Carver-Hawkeye Arena
  • Ranked No. 1 in 2019 at 120 pounds
  • 2019 UWW cadet national runner-up
  • 2018 NWCA All-Star Classic champion
  • 2018 Fargo national champion
  • 2020 Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award
  • Member of the sports med club in high school


  • Born July 9, 2002
  • Son of Yasmin and Jesus Ybarra
  • Has one sister, Alyna
  • Open major