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About JG

2017-18 Team USA Ranking: No. 1 at 70 kg/154 lbs.
Years on Team USA: 4 (2014-18)
Residence: Lincoln, Neb.
Club: Titan Mercury WC
Coaches: Mark Manning, Bryan Snyder
College: Nebraska
High School: Willingboro (N.J.)
Born: Dec. 19, 1992
Height: 5’9”

Career Highlights

  • World silver medalist (2017)
  • World bronze medalist (2015)
  • University World silver medalist (2014)
  • World Cup champion (2016)
  • U.S. Open champion (2017)
  • Three-time Grand Prix of Spain champion (2015-17)
  • Four-time NCAA All-American for Nebraska (2012-15)
  • Big Ten champion (2014)

Career Biography

2017: Second in World Championships… Grand Prix of Spain champion… U.S. World Team Trials champion… Pan American champion… U.S. Open champion… Outstanding Ukrainian Memorial International champion…

2016: Seventh in World Championships… U.S. World Team Trials champion… Grand Prix of Spain champion… Third in Ziolkowski International… World Cup champion… Second in Pan American Championships…

2015: Third in World Championships… Grand Prix of Spain champion… U.S. World Team Trials champion… Third in U.S. Open…

2014: Second in Phase II World Team Trials… Second in University World Championships… University Nationals champion… Fifth in U.S. Open…

2013: University Nationals champion…

College: Third in 2014 and 2015 NCAA Championships for Nebraska, where he was coached by Mark Manning… Seventh in 2012 and 2013 NCAA Championships… 2014 Big Ten champion… Second in 2013 Big Ten Championships and fifth in 2012…

High School: As a senior at Willingboro High School, became first wrestler in school history to win state championship after perfect 29-0 season… Closed prep career with 148-8 overall record… State runner-up his junior season and took fourth as a sophomore… Capped prep career by winning 145-pound title at the NHSCA Senior National Championships…

Personal: Son of James and Joyce Green… Has two sisters, Autumn and Heaven…

Note: Defeated 2014 World Team member Nick Marable in Special Wrestle-Off to land spot on 2015 World Team…

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Thank you to Geoffrey Riccio for the photos on this website.

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