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Jacob Dienes helped the varsity boys basketball team for Downeast Association of Sports for Homeschoolers (DASH) get off to a winning start last week, making him this week’s Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week.
Jacob, a sophomore who plays all five positions for the United, had 16 points and 12 rebounds in DASH’s 68-53 victory Friday at Wilson Christian.
The son of Charlene and Thomas Dienes of Wilson, Jacob has a 4.0 GPA while taking honors courses in the Challenge II program of the Classical Conversations curriculum. He serves as a volunteer for Classical Conversations events, such as summer camp and practicum.
Jacob is in the Chick-fil-A Leader Academy and serves monthly in the children’s ministries at Covenant Church in Winterville.
Jacob pitches and plays first base for the Wake County Homeschool Warriors baseball team as well as for Purpose Driven Baseball.
He recently gave his verbal commitment to North Carolina State University after being offered a scholarship by Wolfpack head coach Elliott Avent.