2018 Men's Junior National Team Bios

Blake Crisp

Position: Setter
Height: 6-3
Age: 19
Hometown: Westlake Village, Calif.
High School: Westlake (Class of 2019)
College: Signed to UC San Diego
Instagram: blakecrisp



Did You Know?
  • Started playing volleyball in 2008 for Bones VC
  • Currently plays for Santa Monica Beach Club
  • Also plays beach volleyball
  • Made the A1 Red Team from 2015-17 at the USAV High Performance Championships
  • Likes exotic cars and hope to someday own a Ferarri or Lamborgini
  • Enjoys boating and wake surfing
  • Has two dogs, a yellow lab named Macy May and a chihuahua named Pedro
Luke Denton Position: Opp
Height: 6-6
Age: 17
Hometown: Mesa, Ariz.
High School: Desert Ridge (Class of 2018)
College: Signed to Loyola Chicago
Instagram: lukejdenton
Twitter: @luke_denton12

Did You Know?
  • Son of Aaron and Michelle Denton
  • Has an older sister named Anna and a younger brother named Zachary
  • Began playing volleyball in 2015 for the Arizona Burn VC. Now plays for the Arizona Fear VC
  • Made the 18 open all-tournament team at the 2018 Boys’ Junior Nationals
  • Favorite food is Chick-fil-a
  • Favorite music is hip hop/rap/rock
  • Favorite professional team is the Philadelphia Eagles and favorite athlete is Larry Fitzgerald
  • Most admired person is Lebron James because he is the definition of excellence on the court and a role model off of it.
Jaylen Jasper

Position: Opposite
Height: 6-8
Age: 19
Hometown: Arnold, Md.
High School: Broadneck
College: Stanford
Instagram: JaylenJasper

Did You Know?

  • Started playing volleyball in 2014 for the Annapolis Volleyball Club
  • Son of Irvin and Donna Joe Jasper
  • Has an older sister, Dallas, and a younger brother, Jarren
  • Father played football at Hawaii, and is currently the offensive coordinator for the United States Naval Academy football team
  • Mother played basketball at Hawaii
  • Sister played volleyball at Saint Leo University
  • Played on the 2016 Boys’ Youth National Team that finished second at the NORCECA U19 Championship
  • Played on the 2017 BYNT that finished 1th at the FIVB U19 World Championship
  • Was a 2018 AVCA all-America honorable mention at Stanford
  • Made the 2018 All-MPSF First Team
  • Led all freshmen players nationally with 3.92 kills per set
  • Favorite food is cheesecake
  • Favorite music is EDM
  • Favorite athlete is Kerri Walsh Jennings
  • His most admired person is his brother because he “had a life-threatening medical issue and received a heart transplant. He never gave up hope, held his head high and took it like a champ. He is recovering now, but hasn’t let it slow him down and is living his best life.”
Devin Joslyn

Position: Outside hitter
Height: 6-6
Age: 19
Hometown: Angola, N.Y.
High School: Canisius (Class of 2017)
College: Loyola Chicago
Instagram: devinjoslyn
Twitter: devinjoslyn

Did You Know?

  • Started playing volleyball in 2010 with the Eden VC
  • Parents are Scott and Tina Joslyn
  • Has two older brothers named Ryan and Brandon. Has a younger sister named Mariah
  • Played on the 2016 Boys’ Youth National Team that finished second at the NORCECA U19 Championship
  • Played on the 2017 BYNT that finished 15th at the FIVB U19 World Championship
  • Favorite food is steak and potatoes
  • Favorite music is country
  • Favorite pro team is the Buffalo Bills
  • Favorite athlete is Matt Anderson
  • Enjoys hunting, fishing, camping and working out
  • Most admired people are his parents because “they are always there for me; gave me the tools necessary to be successful.”
Kevin Lamp Position: Outside hitter
Height: 6-4
Age: 17
Hometown: Lake Bluff, Ill.
High School: Lake Forest High School (Class of 2019)
College: Committed to Stanford
Instagram: Kevin_Lamp

Did You Know?
  • Started playing volleyball in 2010 for Adversity VC; also played for Sport Performance
  • Parents are Lennart and Kirsti Lamp
  • Has an older brother named Henry and a younger sister named Lily
  • Made the 17 Open All Tournament team at the 2017 Boys’ Junior Nationals
  • Favorite food is steak
  • Favorite professional team is the U.S. Men’s Volleyball Team
  • Favorite athlete is Lebron James because he is “an absolute stud of an athlete who I’ve watched ever since I thought sports were cool, and he recognizes how influential he can be, which he uses to inspire and develop struggling communities.”
  • Is related to football player Robert Griffin III ever since he married Lamp's cousin in April of this past year
  • Entire family comes from Estonia. Kevin is a first generation American
  • Most of his close family has competed in some kind of junior or senior world event for team Estonia or the USSR, which controlled Estonia up until 1991
  • Cousin Grit Sadeiko competed at the Olympics in London (2012) and Rio (2016) in heptathlon for Estonia
  • Was a setter for five years until he switched to outside hitter last year
Sam Lewis

Position: Middle blocker
Height: 6-10
Age: 19
Hometown: Long Beach, Calif.
High School: Long Beach Poly (Class of 2017)
College: USC
Instagram: W4ND3RFL
Twitter: W4ND3RFL


Did You Know?
  • Started playing volleyball in 2012 for Highline VC
  • Parents are Anthony and Patricia Lewis
  • Has an older brother named Cameron and an older sister named Taryn
  • Played on the 2016 Boys’ Youth National Team that finished second at the NORCECA U19 Championship
  • Played on the 2017 BYNT that finished 15th at the FIVB U19 World Championship
  • Brother, Cameron Jones, played basketball at Northern Arizona (2008-11) and then professionally in the NBA Development League and in Russia, Israel and Greece
  • Cousin, Landry Fields, played basketball at Stanford (2007-10) and then with the New York Knicks (2011-12) and Toronto Raptors (2013-15)
  • Majoring in biochemistry at USC
  • Enjoys hip hop, rap and R&B
  • Most admired person is big sister Taryn Jones because she looks out for him
JT Martin

Position: Middle blocker
Height: 6-8
Age: 19
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
High School: Cardinal Gibbons (Class of 2018)
College: Signed to Pepperdine
Instagram: jtmartin9


Did You Know?
  • Started playing volleyball in 2015 for Ocean Bay Volleyball
  • Parents are Greg and Catherine Martin
  • Has older sisters named Carolyn and Sarah
  • Was on the 2016 and 2017 Boys’ Youth National Training Teams
  • A three-year captain at Cardinal Gibbons and a three-time MVP. Led the school to the 2018 state championships
  • Favorite food is bacon cheeseburger
  • Favorite book is The Boys in the Boat
  • Favorite pro team is the Miami Heat
  • Favorite athlete is Dwayne Wade
  • Enjoys spikeball, juggling and card games
  • Most admired person is “my dad. He is my role model in life and can always motivate me or lift my mood.”
  • Happiest moment in life was “winning a high school state championship.”
Spencer Olivier

Position: Outside hitter
Height: 6-6
Age: 19
Hometown: Tustin, Calif.
High School: Beckman (Class of 2017)
College: Long Beach State
Instagram: spencer.olivier


Did You Know?
  • Started playing volleyball in 2012 for Huntington Beach VC
  • Last played for Balboa Bay VC
  • Won gold with Balboa Bay at the 2016 and 2017 Boys’ Junior Nationals
  • 2017 Orange County Player of the Year
  • Parents are Brett and Kasey Olivier
  • Has a sister named Sydney
  • Favorite pro team is the LA Clippers and favorite athletes is Shaquille O’Neal
  • Favorite book is The Great Gatsby
  • Most admired people are his “father and mother because they always taught me to be my own person and strive for the best.”
Garland Peed

Position: Libero
Height: 6-2
Age: 19
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Torrey Pines (Class of 2017)
College: UCLA
Instagram: garlandpeed


Did You Know?
  • Started playing volleyball in 2012 for Coast
  • Parents are Garland and Carol Peed
  • Has three older sisters, Malone, Mclane and Monroe and one younger sister Macall
  • Played both setter and libero in high school and was a four-time varsity starter and a three-time team captain
  • Played in 18 matches in 2018 as a freshman at UCLA
  • Majoring in business economics at UCLA
  • Favorite pro team is the LA Chargers
  • Favorite athletes are Steve Young and Reggie Miller
Kyler Presho

Position: Middle blocker
Height: 6-8
Age: 19
Hometown: San Clemente, Calif.
High School: San Clemente (Class of 2017)
College: Stanford
Instagram: kylerph


Did You Know?
  • Started playing volleyball in 2013 for San Clemente VC
  • Later played for 949 Athletics
  • Played on the 2016 Boys’ Youth National Team that finished second at the NORCECA U19 Championship
  • Played on the 2017 BYNT that finished 15th at the FIVB U19 World Championship
  • Father is Mark Presho and mother is Misty Hartung
  • Has younger brothers named Jettie Presho and Shane Knopf
  • Has a younger sister named Alexandria Presho
  • Graduated high school as a valedictorian
  • All MPSF Honorable Mention and All-MPSF First Team in 2018
  • Favorite food is sushi
  • Favorite pro team is the LA Lakers
  • Favorite athlete is JJ Watt
  • Most admired person is grandfather Henry Hartung because “he taught me to never make excuses and to get the absolute most out of what you are given.”
J.P. Reilly

Position: Outside hitter
Height: 6-5
Age: 19
Hometown: Manhattan Beach, Calif.
High School: Loyola (Class of 2017)
College: Stanford
Instagram: fatjapes


Did You Know?
  • Started playing volleyball in 2010 for Southern California VC
  • Later played for Manhattan Beach Surf
  • Played on the 2016 Boys’ Youth National Team that finished second at the NORCECA U19 Championship
  • Parents are Steve and Michele Reilly
  • Has an older brother named Matt and a younger sister named Kate
  • Favorite food is chicken
  • Favorite music is alternative
  • Enjoys surfing, cars, photography and astronomy
  • Most admired person is Elon Musk because “he does everything.”
  • Is a Type-1 diabetic, diagnosed in 2013
Joe Kelly

Position: Setter
Height: 6-2
Age: 19
Hometown: El Segundo, Calif. (Class of 2017)
High school: El Segundo
College: Princeton
Instagram: koe__jelly


Did You Know?
  • Started playing volleyball in 2014 for Team Rockstar
  • Member of the 2017 Boys’ Youth National Training Team
  • Parents are Patrick and Elizabeth Kelly
  • Has an older sister named Maggie and two younger brothers named Chris and Nolan
  • Favorite food is steak
  • Favorite book is The Art of Racing in the Rain
  • Favorite pro team is the Lakers
  • Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant
  • Most admired person is his father because “he is an amazing father.”