Meet 2018 Bullfighter – Jacob Welker

Chasing dreams and making them come true has been Jacob Welker’s passion for bullfighting and life. Welker, a native of Pretty Prairie, Kansas now in his early twenties is a PRCA card holder.   His career highlights include working the Cody Nite Rodeo in Cody, Wyoming, both the Kansas Junior High and High School State Finals.

Education – 2017 graduate from Fort Hays State University with a degree in Recreation and Sports Management

Bullfighting Profession In his own words – This year he will travel to Minnesota, Nebraska, and Wisconsin working PRCA rodeos.  He wants to work the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in the future.

Favorite cereal –  Frosted Flakes (actually all kinds)

Favorite action hero  – Superman

Face paint –  His initials JW and the “I love you” symbol in sign language for his grandmother.

Favorite bullfighter  – Sam Gress, “I grew up watching him and he has always stuck out to me since day one and is always a friend to everyone.”

Favorite childhood book –  Go, Dog, Go by P.D. Eastman.

Profession (if not bullfighting) – Farmer/Rancher