Get To Know: Jacob Nelson


Get to know the Lakeshore Chinooks Manager of Sales, Jacob Nelson!    


Where were you born and raised?

Urbana, Illinois

Where do you currently reside?

Milwaukee, WI

Family Members?

Ruth (Mother), Jeff (Father), Norine (Stepmother)

Where did you attend college and your degree?

Bachelors & Masters of Science in Recreation, Sport & Tourism from the University of Illinois

Who is your biggest role model?

My Mother

What is your proudest moment?

Catching all the Pokemon for the mobile game Pokemon Go!

First job ever?

Detailing Cars

What are some of your hobbies?

Ultimate Frisbee, Reading, and Watching Sports

Favorite Food and Favorite Restaurant?

Favorite food: Chicken Parmesan and Favorite Restaurant: Portillo's

How long have you been with the Chinooks?

Ticket Sales Intern in 2012 (Inaugural Season)

Favorite Chinooks moment of all-time?

Winning the 2014 Northwoods League Championship and being named Organization of the Year

Favorite Chinooks player to date and why?

Sawyer Polen because he was a hard-worker, grind it out player who gave everything he had even on the dog days of summer

Favorite sport team(s)?

Green Bay Packers and Chicago Cubs

Favorite Vacation Spot?

Las Vegas

Favorite TV Show?

How I Met Your Mother

Favorite Movie?

Shawshank Redemption

If you could visit one place during your lifetime, what would it be?

Machu Picchu

If you could have dinner with one famous person (past or present) who would it be?

Abraham Lincoln

If you were given a million dollars, what would you do with it?

Donate half of it and invest the other half

If you were President for a day, what is one thing you would change?

Make the day after the Super Bowl a National Holiday