University of Iowa Athletics

Jason Renteria

Height 5-6
Weight 133 lbs.
Class So.
Hometown Chicago, Ill.
High School Oak Park and River Forest
Previous School Nebraska

Prior to Iowa

  • Transferred to Iowa prior to 2018-19

2018-19

  • Redshirted
  • Did not compete

2017-18

  • NCAA Championships qualifier at 133 pounds competing as a freshman at Nebraska
  • Placed fifth at Big Ten Championships
  • Recorded an overall record of 8-4
  • Recorded three pins and one major decision

High School

  • Four-time state finalist, winning the 132-pound title in 2017 and the 120-pound title in 2016
  • Was runner-up at 133 in 2015 and 106 pounds in 2014
  • Posted a 144-8 record in high school
  • Holds school record for pions and takedowns in a season
  • Led team to three state titles from 2014-16
  • Led team to national championship in 2015
  • Won the 2015 USA Wrestling Folksyle Nationals at 120 pounds
  • Finished fourth at 63 kg at the 2016 UWW Cadet Greco-Roman Nationals
  • Finished sixth at 63 kg at the 2016 UWW Cadet Freestyle Nationals
  • Placed sixth place at 126 pounds at the 2015 Fargo Cadet Freestyle Nationals

Personal

  • Born July 11, 1999 in Chicago, Illinois
  • Son of Jason Renteria and Marcella Neira
  • Has two sisters, Alysa and Abriana
  • Health and exercise science major