11 Reese Gaines
11 Reese Gaines
Height: 6-1
Weight: 205
Year: So.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Collins Academy
Previous College: Pomona College
Position: QB/RB
Major: Pre-Engineering

At Pomona-Pitzer: Completed his second season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Football team, where he is a quarterback and running back…Ran four times for 27 yards at Menlo...High School: Attended Collins Academy in Chicago, where he was a five-sport athlete, competing in football, basketball, wrestling, baseball and track…Named the Offensive Player of the Year in football as a senior, after leading the Warriors to a conference title…Won two conference championships in his career, and was a three-year varsity captain…Selected for the Chicago All-Star team, where he played as the starting quarterback…Had offers to walk on at Michigan State, Oklahoma State and Boise State… Participated in the 2012 National Proving Grounds Combine hosted by the Marines and Junior Ranks along with Tom Lemming...Was class valedictorian, as well as a Posse Scholar and A World Sport Chicago scholar…Personal: Attends Pomona College, where he plans to major in pre-engineering…Full name is Jaureese Gaines…Nicknamed “Te Brees”…Has two brothers and one sister…Has a cousin, Josh Gaines, who played football for Penn State…Father, Jimmie, is a military veteran…Favorite athletes include Peyton Manning, Tim Tebow and Kellen Moore…Favorite book is The Physics of Super Heroes…Lists Tim Tebow as the public figure he most admires…Plans to pursue a career in engineering…Chose Pomona because “it’s a beautiful school, and one of the most prestigious schools in our country.”