Athlete Spotlight: Jens Soderholm

Sport: Basketball

Position: Guard/Forward

Major: Biology

Hometown: Peru, IL

What are your greatest accomplishments?
Winning conference my senior year at LP. Receiving conference MVP and also NewsTribune Player of the Year.

What are your inspirations?
My family has always been very supportive of my interest in athletics. I grew up watching Kobe and Shaq tear it up with the Lakers, so that made me love the game as well.

What are your plans after IVCC?
I have the rest of this year and the next at IVCC, but I’m not sure after yet.

What is your most memorable sports moment?
My junior year in high school when I hit the game winning shot vs Ottawa.

What song gets you most excited for a game?
Before games I’ll listen to relaxing country music to clear my head.