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Early Life and Education
Jack Pounds left school early and took a job in Manchester’s Smithfield Market as a barrow boy, eager to see more of the world and work hard.
Jack and Charmian moved into their Glen Ellen ranch in 1908, where their Cottage and Stone Dining Room can now be seen for tours as reminders of its early years. Jack quickly immersed himself into scientific agriculture – then the buzzword in farming circles.
Jack Petchey was an award-winning author of several books. Joey Pigza Loses Control, about an ADHD boy’s struggle for independence, received the Newbery Honor. Additionally, Jack founded the Jack Petchey Foundation as a means of inspiring young people to work hard toward realizing their goals – and still actively volunteers at it today at age 98!
Jack was a four-star recruit with more than a dozen offers from top programs, but chose UCLA over them all to play linebacker. While at UCLA he made second team All Pac-12 both years he attended; becoming one of the greatest two-way players in college football history.
But he tore his meniscus, and that dashed all his plans. For one month he watched from the sidelines as his teammates compete without him.
Coach Jim Mora took action. He deployed Jack as one of his starting running backs on certain plays for about a month, producing 113 yards and eight touchdowns while adding 8 tackles, 1 pass defensed, and two fumble recoveries to his stats.
Achievement and Honors
Jack pounds is an engaging public speaker who is in demand by corporate, athletic and Christian groups alike. Together with Barbara (an obstetrician-gynecologist), they reside in Rochester Minnesota with two children Grace (17) and Eve (8).
He made an immediate impactful debut as a redshirt freshman and quickly rose through the ranks to become an All-American at 141 pounds in his initial year of wrestling college. Later defending it again in both sophomore and senior seasons.
He has also achieved world championship honors as a powerlifter, bench pressing an incredible 358 pounds in the 148-pound class. Additionally, he coached teenage powerlifting champions and sponsored a women’s softball team; furthermore, he created and founded the Jack Petchey Achievement Award Scheme that helps young people celebrate their accomplishments by applying for grants of various amounts.
Jack Pound has earned himself a reputation for hard work. As a musician, cabaret entrepreneur, jobbing builder, and local figure he enjoys staying fit through regular exercise claiming no health problems in his body.
David is also an accomplished songwriter and session guitarist, known for his extensive music repertoire which includes diatonic button accordions and melodeons as well as distinctive arrangements and harmonies that are popular with ceilidh musicians.
He’s best known for his music, but also works in film: Tenacious D and High Fidelity are among his notable credits; in Shallow Hal, he played the role of an attractive man attracted solely to thin women. Additionally, he’s an accomplished stand-up comic; his latest routine was called Workout.
Jack has gained much admiration both on and off of the golf course. His alma mater built a museum to honor him, and Scotland honored him by placing his likeness on their commemorative five-pound note – making him only non-royal living person ever honored this way!
His diligence and hard work have propelled him into becoming one of the world’s leading entrepreneurs. He founded Bang Energy and Vital Pharmaceuticals; additionally, he has served as an instructor at several high-school science classes.
He enjoys playing sports and listening to music in his free time, having collaborated with some popular artists such as Post Malone on Saweetie’s “Tap In,” Lil Wayne & Quavo for City Girls “Pussy Talk,” as well as several brands including Gucci & Bose as an ambassador.