NAME: J.J. Strnad
HOMETOWN: Palo Alto, Cal.
HIGH SCHOOL: Gunn High School
FOOTBALL HISTORY: I started playing football with my brothers as soon as I could walk and I’ve been playing ever since.
PRE-GAME RITUAL: Listen to music, roll out and read the Bible.
PUMP-UP SONG: “Undeniable Talent” by Lil’ Boosie
FAVORITE MOVIE: “The Prince of Egypt” or “Black Hawk Down”
FAVORITE TV SHOW: “Family Guy”
FAVORITE FOOD: Wings
PLANS AFTER ST. OLAF: Continue playing football, coach or join the military
FAVORITE PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE: Peyton Manning
FAVORITE SPORT OTHER THAN FOOTBALL: Basketball
RANDOM FACT: I have five siblings
FAVORITE BOOK: “Quiet Strength” by Tony Dungy
MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT AS AN OLE ATHLETE:Beating Carleton this year and winning the Goat Trophy
BIGGEST DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGIATE ATHLETICS: The level of preparation necessary to perform well.
BEST ADVICE YOU HAVE RECIEVED: “Let go and let God.”
GOALS FOR REST OF THE SEASON: Win the rest of our games and enjoy every moment I have with my teammates for the remaining weeks of the season.