Jonathan Renker
Jonathan Renker
Year: Junior
Hometown: Palm Desert, CA
High School: Palm Desert HS
Position: Throws
Major: Psychology

Competed in five competitions for the Gauchos in his debut season- all in the javelin. Opened the year at the Round-Up with a mark of 111'1. Threw 110'10 at the All-UC. Recorded a mark of 114'3 at the Big West Double Dual. Threw a mark of 115'3 at the Big West Challenge Cup. Finished the year with a lifetime best throw of 121'1 at the Cal Poly Dual. 

Renker will join the Gauchos via Palm Desert High School. He is an accomplished lifter, placing third at the USA Weight Lifting Youth Nationals. He has competed at the US national level in several competitions. At 169 lbs. he completed a snatch of 240 lbs. and a clean and jerk of 275.5 lbs. Renker will pursue a degree in Psychology at UCSB. He will be a key addition to the Gaucho throws squad. 

Parents are Stacey and Greg Renker...Has two siblings, Ryan and Mark...Majoring in Psychology...Aspires to work in marketing...Enjoys competitive weight lifting and tennis...Favorite band is Coldplay...Favorite book is Outliers...

Collegiate Best
Javelin - 121'1 (2015 Cal Poly Dual)