Florida Atlantic's Jackson Wenstrom (FAU Athletics)


Jackson Wenstrom’s Wild Journey: From Undersized North Dakota Prep To Army Ranger To FAU


Jackson Wenstrom may be the most surprising player in all of college baseball.

Who would’ve imagined that the kid who was all of 5-foot-4 and 140 pounds as a high school junior would now be a grown man at 6-3 and 235 – an outfielder with pop in his bat?

Who could’ve predicted that the small-town country boy from Mandan, North Dakota would follow a meandering course that would lead him to ritzy Boca Raton, Florida – 2,177 miles from home?

Who thought Wenstrom would still be in college nearly a decade after graduating high school … or that he[…]