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Meet the players for the 2022 Les Schwab Bowl: Jacient Cox (Team Columbia)

Jacient is a three-sport letterman in football, wrestling and track at Sunset High School.

The 2022 Les Schwab Bowl, a high school football all-star game featuring many of the Northwest’s top players, will take place Saturday, July 2, at Linfield University in McMinnville. Get your tickets here

Over the next week, SBLive will be introducing each of the 78 players set to take part in this year’s game.

Jacient Cox

Number: 24

Position: LB

Height: 6’0

Weight: 175

High School / Class: Sunset 2023

H.S. Coach: Damien Merrick

College: Undecided

Jacient is a three-sport letterman in football, wrestling and track. He has been a captain for the Sunset wrestling team for two seasons. He was also voted team captain by his teammates as a junior this past season. He has been recognized as All-Metro in wrestling and football, and this year, he placed first in the conference for pole vault at district. He has earned a trip to the state wrestling tournament for three straight years, played in the OSAA 6A football playoffs, and qualified for the state track and field meet this spring. Jacient is very family-oriented. He is the third-oldest of four brothers and has grown up around sports his entire life. Along with more traditional sports, he enjoys surfing, rock climbing, skateboarding and hiking. He enjoys playing with and being a mentor to his younger cousins and takes time to engage with people. He is friendly to everyone. Although he is undecided as to a career focus at this time, he is excited to experience everything he can and feels a calling to work with and for people to make a difference. 


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Jacient Cox