Mrs. Kelly Barnes, the assistant director of Campus Ministry, is
seated in her office, the place she’s had for the last three
years and the place she’ll say goodbye to after 15 years at
Jesuit High School Sacramento.
With more than 40 years in Ignatian education — dating back to
his time in college, Mr. Michael Cheney has experienced the
impact of Jesuit schools as a student, teacher, department chair,
Whether it’s students winning awards at art shows or a
performance in the Black Box Theater sparking a new discussion,
Jesuit High School Sacramento’s art program is one reason many
feel the institution is a life-building experience.
Given to a senior in recognition of his outstanding achievements
during his high school years, the Valedictorian award is among
the most prestigious awards that are handed out at graduation
each year. For the Class of 2021 at Jesuit High School
Sacramento, Donovan Jasper ’21 took home the award.
Talented, determined, creative, and hardworking are just a few
words that can be used to describe Alex Chen ’21. From being
co-captain of the tennis team to holding multiple internships,
Alex’s versatility and commitment are truly remarkable.
While it has been common for Jesuit High School Sacramento
volleyball teams to be atop the Delta League standings, the
2020-2021 squad is on another level. This year’s team features a
number of highly skilled athletes, but one player stands out
among the rest.
In the afternoon of March 12, 2020, pitcher Tonko Susac ’21 had
just finished one of the best performances of his young baseball
career — pitching six innings and striking out nine hitters to
lead Jesuit High School Sacramento over the nation’s No. 1 ranked
team, De La Salle High School.
After tearing his ACL while playing club soccer his freshman year
at Jesuit High School Sacramento, Damian Brunton ’21 was at his
lowest point — unable to pursue his passion of soccer for an
extended period of time.
Upon graduation, students at Jesuit High School Sacramento aim to
embody the five principles of the Grad
at Grad. One of the values, intellectual competence, is
something few students personify as much as Peter Wisner ’21.
After the previous Jesuit High School Sacramento junior varsity
football head coach resigned, current Junior Varsity Defensive
Coordinator and former Jesuit Jr. Marauder Head Coach Chris Lee
stepped up to fill the position as head coach for the 2021 JV
The role of Student Executive Council President at Jesuit High
School Sacramento has always been to promote efficient
communication throughout the school, help maintain school spirit,
and organize the student body so that they may act with one