JUNIOR (2017) – Will look to make his Wolf Pack debut in 2017 and could become a starting member of The Union.
SOPHOMORE (2016) – Did not see time in any games as a sophomore.
PRIOR TO NEVADA - Attended Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, Calif. in 2015 … Played football and earned a letter under head coach Mark McElroy … Helped lead the Gauchos to a 10-3 record and an appearance in the CCCAA Football State Championship game … Earned first team all-conference honors.
HIGH SCHOOL - Graduated from San Juan Hills High School … Was a three-year letter winner on the football team … As a senior in 2015, was named to the All-South Coast League First Team, All-CIF and all-country second team … Earned San Juan Hills’ most valuable player honor as a senior … As a junior in 2014, was named to the All-Sea View League First Team, All-CIF and all-county third team … Also earned a letter in track and field.
PERSONAL - Born Jake Matthew Nelson … Son of Kurt Nelson and Stephanie Nelson … Has one sister, Olivia … Pre-business major … Comes from an athletic family as his grandfather Frank Mundt played basketball at Iowa, his uncle John Mundt played football at Fresno State, his mother Stephanie ran track and field at UC Irvine and his cousin Johnny Mundt currently plays football for Oregon … Also received recruiting interest from Arkansas State and New Mexico.