The 6-foot-2, 243-pound senior captured an individual state title in the discus and earned silver in the shot put at the Class AA state meet, where he produced 18 of his team's 22 points. Kubiatowicz captured the discus with a throw of 194 feet, six inches and put the shot 60-3.5 at the state meet. His personal-best effort of 199-7 in the discus at the Section 4AA championships ranked as the nation's No. 18 performance among prep competitors in 2017 at the time of his selection.
Kubiatowicz has maintained a 4.05 weighted GPA in the classroom. He will attend the University of Pennsylvania this fall, where he will compete in track and field.
An accomplished pianist, Kubiatowicz is a member of the National Honor Society, the Link Crew and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. "Jake Kubiatowicz is a great leader," said North High assistant coach Eric Longtin. "He goes above everything expected of him. He is also not afraid to hold his teammates and classmates to those same expected standards. Jake makes those around him better. His is genuine, good-hearted, respectful and honest."