Honors & Awards
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2023)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2023)
• Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2021, 2022; Spring 2022)
2022: Jessen played in 26 games for the Huskers, including 19 starts. • Hit .257 at the plate with a double and a triple. • Totaled 19 hits, five RBI and 11 runs. • Compiled six multi-hit games and one multi-RBI game. • Went 3-for-5 at Sam Houston with two runs. • Posted two-hit games against Sam Houston (two times), UT Arlington, Michigan and Michigan State. • Drove in a season-high two RBI vs. Michigan. • Tallied an RBI against Northwestern State, UT Arlington and Kansas State.
Before Nebraska: Jessen played high school baseball at Elkhorn South under Brandon Dahl. • Considered to be the top outfield prospect in Nebraska in class of 2021. • Rated No. 3 overall prospect in Nebraska by PBR. • Was a two-year letterwinner as an outfielder at Elkhorn South. • Set the single-season and career stolen base record in senior campaign at Elkhorn South. • As a sophomore in 2019, he hit .312 with five doubles, two triples and a home run. • Also played for Rollie Kenny with the Nebraska Prospects and Ron Slusher with the Ohio Warhawks.
Personal: Born on July 25, 2002 • Parents are Blake and Julie Jessen • Has one brother, John, and one sister, Kate • Dad played college baseball at DIII Central College in Pella, Iowa • Majoring in finance.