Joe Jacquez is a 21-year-old senior majoring in journalism and mass communication at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.
Joe has lived in the greater Phoenix-area his entire life, calling Mesa home. His passion for writing and talking about sports has never wavered and it translated into a goal of covering sports as a journalist. He also has a passion for political news and has expanded his portfolio beyond sports coverage through freelance work and as a digital production intern at the Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Joe received his associate’s degree at Mesa Community College and transferred to the Cronkite School before his junior year.
His regular work has been featured at The State Press, Baseball Essential, arizonasports.com and Last Word on Pro Basketball. In addition, Joe has freelanced at numerous outlets including Bowlers Journal International, Arizona Contractor and Community Magazine, The Mesa Independent, The East Valley Tribune, Nearby News and Arizona Capitol Times.