Player Profile: Jack Parks
#84 Jack Parks
Position: Tight end
Hometown: Olathe, KS
High School: Olathe Northwest
2019: Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (spring).
2018 (Fr.): Redshirted his first season at KU.
High School: Picked up three letters in football at Olathe Northwest HS, playing under head coach Chip Sherman ... Picked up First Team All-Sunflower League honors in 2017 ... Named Honorable Mention all-state as a senior ... Also lettered in basketball at ONWHS ... Earned a spot on the Principal’s Honor Roll all four years.
Personal: Son of Neli and Mark Parks ... Has one brother, Andrew Mermer, and one sister, Katie Parks ... Father, Mark, played football at KU ... Mother, Neli, played volleyball at New Mexico ... Plans to major in business.