5 Things to Know About Jakob Poturnak

The 17-year-old is a star college athlete in the making!
by Cheska Santiago   |  Dec 5, 2021
Image: (LEFT TO RIGHT) Instagram/jakobpoturnak, Instagram/inaraymundo95
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Ina Raymundo's Instagram feed is always filled with posts gushing about her kids, and we don't blame her—her children are a talented bunch! From her five children, we're most acquainted with Erika Rae, a talented singer and artist who is currently enrolled in the Berklee College of Music, one of the most prestigious music schools in the U.S. However, Ina's only son, Jakob, caught our eye recently as he made headlines when he got accepted as a college baseball player in the U.S.

Curious about Ina's one and only teenage son? Read on to know more about this budding star athlete:

5 Things to know About Jakob Poturnak

1. He recently got accepted as a D1 college baseball player in the U.S.

Like his Ate, Jakob will also be studying in the U.S. for college. He'll be a D1 baseball player for Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. ICYDK, D1 stands for Division I, and it is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics that is sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the U.S. He shared that he hopes to be drafted by a major league baseball team in the future.

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2. He stands at an impressive 6'0.

At only 17 years of age, Jakob already stands at an impressive 6'0. We predict that he'll grow even *more* in the coming years!

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3. He is the second eldest child.

Ina and her husband Brian Poturnak currently have five children: Erika Rae, Jakob, Mikaela Jade, Anika Sage, and Minka Eve

4. His mom lovingly calls him "sonshine."

As the only boy in the family, his mom has an endearing nickname for him—"sonshine." Ina often uses the hashtag #myonlysonshine whenever she would post about him and his achievements. Cute!

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5. He is also musically inclined.

Just like his sisters, Jakob is also musically inclined. You'll often find videos of him playing the piano in Ina's Instagram posts.

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