WHY USAFA?: "The Air Force Academy is one of the top engineering schools in the country. I wanted to develop my leadership skills, jump out of airplanes and travel the world. But, the main reason that I chose USAFA was to become an officer in the United States Air Force."
JUNIOR (2011): Trained at the U.S. Olympic Training Center...coached by Ron Brant and Vitaly Marinitch.
SOPHOMORE (2010) - FRESHMAN (2009): Served as the cadet manager for the Air Force men's gymnastics team.
HIGH SCHOOL: William Fremd High School...two-year varsity letterwinner in gymnastics...served as co-captain of team during senior year...participated at the 2007 Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Boys Gymnastics State Championships...two-year varsity letterwinner in football...named to the "A" Honor Roll all four years...recipient of the IHSA Outstanding Academic Achievement Award.
PERSONAL: Full name is Jared C.J. Tomaszewski...son of Steve Tomaszewski and Gail Lencioni ...has two older brothers, Steve and Kyle, that both graduated from the Air Force Academy...Steve is a 2009 USAFA graduate, who received his master's degree from Indiana in space policy analysis and is attending Intel School in San Angelo, Texas...Kyle is a 2011 Academy graduate, who majored in astronautical engineering...also has one younger sister, Abigail, who is a junior at William Fremd High School...majoring in civil engineering and earning a minor in Arabic...future career plans include becoming a civil engineering officer...served as Wing Safety NCO, Confidence Course CIC and Squadron Executive Officer...named to the Dean's List ever semester...hobbies include golfing and Frisbee...spent six weeks this summer in Rabat, Morocco, to study Arabic through the Cadet Summer Language Immersion Program...also served as the commander of the confidence course in Jack's Valley...favorite event is the high bar, because "first off, it's one of the only events that I fit on, and it is both dangerous and fun. There is never a dull moment when you're on the bar, which makes workouts always interesting, and there is such a wide variety of elements that can be incorporated into routines"...member of Cadet Squadron 38.