Jared Rinker - Rifle - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Sophomore

Full Name: Jared Steven Rinker
Major: Architecture
Academic/Athletic Accomplishments: I graduated third in my high school class.
Goals at UK (academically and athletically): I would like to earn an architecture degree with a 3.5 to 4.0 GPA. I also would like to become an All-American and shoot in the NCAA Championships.
Favorite sport other than rifle: Snowboarding
Favorite Movie: Bad Boys II
Reasons for choosing UK: Its academic credentials are very high, UK has my major, and Kentucky has one of the best collegiate rifle teams in the nation.
Things you like best about UK: I like the University of Kentucky because the school has a great rifle team, an excellent tutorial service for all athletes, high academic credentials, and lots of fun things to do.
Things you like about the UK rifle program: I like and get along with the coach, Harry Mullins, and the entire team. The program also has very nice equipment and training facilities.
Biggest superstition about shooting: If I don’t wear Champion socks, I shoot poorly.
Hobbies: Snowboarding, riding motorcycles (dirt bikes and street bikes), and paintballing
Parents: Steve and Dee Dee Rinker
Favorite Foods: Pizza, BBQ ribs, and cheese fries
Future Career Plans: In the future, after earning a master’s degree in architecture, I hope to get a great job at a prestigious architecture firm.
Craziest question About shooting: I have a Ruger 10/22 with a Tasco scope; do you think you can out shoot me?

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