Jake Hally is from Indianapolis, IN and a graduate of Southport High School.His parents are Kathy Guarnery, Tim Hally.
The sophomore is a Psychology major at Hanover.
Must-hear song before competing: "I gotta feeling" by The Black Eyed Peas and "Intro" by The xx
Famous relatives: I'm related to Ryan Reynolds, Elf on a shelf, and Jake from State Farm.
What did you want to be growing up: When I was in elementary school, I wanted to be part of the NASA space program. As I entered high school, I wanted to be a chemical engineer; but I didn't like physics class, so I wanted to do chemistry.
Service or philanthropic activities: I was part of my high school's Riley Dance Marathon. I've done service projects at Hanover with the Student Athletic Advisory Board (SAAB).
Special sports accomplishments: In high school, I was all-Marion county once and all sectional twice. In high school, I ran varsity cross country and track all four years. I was voted most improved in cross country my freshman year and mental attitude and team captain in track my senior year. Freshman year of college, I was on the HCAC all-sportsmanship team.