by: Katie Black
Jacob was born January 4, 1996, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars, Iowa, to Ryan and Sue Bergman. Jacob has six siblings. Garrett and Alex Waterbury and Brady, Cameron, Trenton, and Peyton Bergman.
Bergy has been involved in wrestling, football and weight lifting throughout high school.
His favorite past times are helping his grandpa out on the farm, hanging with friends, and fishing.
Jacob’s favorite sport is football.
His favorite movie is Lone Survivor. Jacob’s favorite musicians are Wiz Khalifa, Thomas Rhett, George Straight, and Luke Bryan.
When asked what his favorite saying was he responded, “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.”
Jacob’s favorite childhood memory is going to the Akron pool every summer as a young boy.
Bergy imagined himself as a cop when he was younger, just like his dad. He also imagined himself running the bulldozer and excavator like his grandpa.
His most memorable moment has been beating Britt West Hancock in the second round playoff game of his junior year.
John Lucken at Lucken farms currently employs Jacob.
He has liked being around his friends and participating in sports the most about high school.
Jacob’s advice to underclassmen is to “cherish every moment in high school because it flies by faster than you will ever know.”
Bergy’s dad has inspired him the most because he has impacted his life in so many ways and has shaped him into the person he is today. “I wouldn’t know what my life would be like without him. He’s my greatest idol and I respect him more than anyone else.”
If Jacob could relive one moment it would be high school football, all four years, every second.
His greatest achievement has been being able to play football with the greatest people and being coached by an amazing coach, Coach Stick. Being on the wrestling team is another achievement of Jacob’s.
When asked what his favorite excuse for not turning in his homework he answered, “Johnson, you said it was due tomorrow.”
His favorite reason for being tardy is he went to the wrong class.
Bergy doesn’t have any “ragrets.”
Modern American Problems is his favorite class because “what happens in Modern American Problems, stays in Modern American Problems.” –Scott Johnson
Jacob’s goals after high school are to attend college at SDSU in Brookings to study criminal justice and psychology.