Graduating Gophers: Jordan Kingsley

In wrestling, as in life, it’s critically important to being ready to go no matter what the situation when opportunities arise. Almost no Gopher exemplifies this quite like Jordan Kingsley.

Kingsley never served as a full-time starter for Minnesota and spent his dual career hopping between two weights, 125 and 133. This meant that he was rarely favored when he went up against his dual competitors.

“A couple times before each match J would always tell me ‘You’re the underdog here. They’re not expecting you to win so you have nothing to lose,’” Kingsley said. “I always went out there knowing I had nothing to lose … [but] I still wanted to give it my all.” Continue reading at