Updated August 17, 2016
A native of nearby Eldersburg, Maryland and a graduate of Baltimore’s McDonogh School, Joel Jorgensen is entering his first season as a member of the Johns Hopkins coaching staff. Jorgensen will coach the Blue Jay strong safeties under the direction of defensive coordinator Mickey Rehring.
Jorgensen is a 2016 graduate of Saint Anselm College, where he played in all 33 games over the last three years for the Hawks. He recorded 138 tackles, eight sacks, 13 tackles for losses, eight forced fumbles and a pair of interceptions during his three season as a regular in the lineup.
Jorgensen capped his career with a standout final season in 2015 as he finished fourth on the team in tackles (72) and led the team in sacks (4), tackles for losses (6.5) and forced fumbles (4) from his spot at linebacker.