Name: Jake Arnitz
Position: Outside hitter
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Volleyball
Height: 6-7 (201 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Birthplace: Laguna Hills, Calif.
Hometown: Yorba Linda, Calif.
High School: Esperanza High School/2014
College: UCLA (2018; Sociology)
Other Career Highlights
  • Played on the 2018 Pan American Cup team
  • Reached the 2018 NCAA Championship match with UCLA, which lost to Long Beach State
  • 2018 AVCA All-America Honorable Mention
  • 2018 All MPSF First Team
  • 2017 All MPSF First Team
  • 2016 AVCA All-America Second Team
  • 2016 All MPSF First Team and MPSF All-Tournament
  • 2013 Boys' Youth National Team
  • All-Tournament with Balboa Bay at the 2011 and '12 Boys' Junior National Championships
  • Earned two silvers and one gold (16 Opens) at Boys' Junior Nationals
  • Lettered four seasons on varsity at Esperanza HS
Personal: Parents are Ed and Becky... Has one sister, Chelsee (1992)... Cousin, Tommy Gallarda, is a tight-end in the NFL... Favorite food is In-N-Out hamburgers... Favorite movie The Sandlot and his favorite actor is Will Ferrell... Favorite professional team is the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and his favorite athlete is Mike Trout... Enjoys riding dirtbikes, off-roading, going to the river and playing beach volleyball... Admires Josh Hamilton because “he overcame a career-ending, debilitating addiction and made the most of his second chance.”