University of Iowa Athletics

#40 Jalyn Thompson

Height 6-2
Weight 253 lbs.
Class RS Fr.
Hometown West Des Moines, Iowa
High School Dowling
Jalyn  Thompson - Football - University of Iowa Athletics

2023 Honors – – Dean’s List student (2024 spring)… 2023 – – Did not see any game action.


High School Honors — Honor Roll student every semester. Career — Three-time lettermen at Dowling Catholic as a tight end… helped his team win nine games as a senior and eight contests his sophomore year… tallied 305 receiving yards on 22 receptions and rushed for 51 yards and a score on five carries as a senior… had 108 receiving yards on 12 catches and 100 yards on five kickoff returns his junior campaign… 33 receiving yards on four receptions as a sophomore… also lettered in track… anchored the 4×100 relay team that won a state championship in 2022… that 4×100 relay team broke the school record and established the fourth fastest time in state history.

Personal — Born 8/20/2004… enterprise leadership major… parent is Laura Thompson… has a younger sister, Amaiya… high school coach was Tom Wilson… teammate of TE Andrew Lentsch at Dowling Catholic.