University of Iowa Athletics

#37 Jacob Henderson

Height 6-0
Weight 185 lbs.
Class RS Fr.
Hometown Gilbert, Ariz.
High School Mesquite

2020 — Season canceled by Big Ten Conference and NCAA on March 12 due to concerns of coronavirus (COVID-19)… went 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA in one appearance… made his Iowa debut against Grand View (3/3), striking out a pair in an inning of relief.

High School — Ranked as a top 500 recruit nationally by Perfect Game… No. 18 ranked player in Arizona by Prep Baseball Report… 2018 Perfect Game Preseason Underclassmen All-American Team and 2019 PG Preseason All-American West Region Team… All-Tournament Team selection at 2017 WWBA 16U National Championships… two-time all-region and all-conference selection… played in the state conference All-Star Game… finished with a 6-1 record with three complete games, two saves, and a 2.86 ERA as a senior, helping team to a state 4A runner-up finish… went 1-0 with 23 strikeouts and two saves over 19 innings as a junior… led team to regional titles as junior and senior… played for the Wilson Sandlot Elite from 13U to 18U… three-year varsity starter and all-region selection in football… earned first-team all-region honors as a safety/defensive back in 2017 and second-team all-region honors as a safety/defensive back and receiver in 2016 and 2018… high school coach was Jeff Holland… will be inducted into the Mesquite High School Hall of Fame in baseball and football during the 2019-20 school year.

Personal — Born Feb. 3, 2001, in Scottsdale, Ariz… son of Greg and Shawnda Henderson… has a younger sister, Jordan… majoring in communication studies.