Alumni Spotlight: Eron Hodges, JWHS Class of 2002

Career at-a-glance

  • Graduated from Joliet West High School 2002
  • United State Navy 2002-06
  • Florida State College 2006-07
  • College of DuPage 2007-09
  • Illinois State 2009-12 (B.S. in Exercise Science)
  • University of Notre Dame (Strength Intern) 2012
  • Valparaiso University (Outside LB Coach) 2012
  • The Ohio State University (Strength Intern) 2013
  • Kent State 2013-15 (M.A. in Sports Management)
  • The Ohio State University Football(2015-Present)
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JTHS Alumni Spotlight: Derrick Brown, Joliet West Class of 1985, Media Executive for iHeartMedia

Derrick_Brown.jpgCareer & Education At-a-Glance

  • Butler University, Radio/TV Broadcasting
  • Lewis University, Radio/TV Broadcasting
  • Radio & Records Program Director of the Year
  • Radio Ink's "Best Program Directors in America" (twice recognized)


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2018 Homecoming - Save the Date

HC_SavetheDate.jpgJTHS Alumni,

Many of our Reunion Coordinators and alumni like to plan gatherings and reunion events around Homecoming Festivities. The 2018 Homecoming varsity game dates and times can be found below.

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JTHS Alumni Association to Host Santa Run on Saturday, December 2


Santa Fun Run
The event is hosted as a fun run 5k or leisurely 1 mile stroll with participants of all ages and ability levels welcome including families, strollers and wheelchairs. No timing or scoring will take place as the event will be held in the spirit of holiday cheer.

The course begins and ends within Chicagoland Speedway’s 1.5 mile D-shaped tri-oval. Registration fees, which include the Santa suit (while supplies last) and entrance to Santa’s Celebration post-race, are $30 for adults, $20 for students with school ID and $10 for children ages 5-12. Children 4 and under are free. Participants must register by November 30 to receive an event t-shirt.

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JTHS Alumni Spotlight: Felipe I. Rodriguez Central H. S. Class of 2004

feliperodriguez.jpgCareer & Education At-a-Glance:

  • Woodbury University – Bachelor of Architecture
  • Southern California Institute of Architecture - Master of Design Research in City Design, Planning, and Policy Making


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