Jake Funk might be a running back who received the title “2015 Maryland Gatorade Player of the Year,” but in Feb 2022, he was in the spotlight for a different reason. This talented 5’10” athlete then made the headlines as the new boyfriend of The Bachelor finalist Hannah Ann Sluss.
However, we won’t be delving into the athlete’s achievements or his dating life today. Rather this article is all about Jake Funk’s parents: Jim and A’Lisa Funk.
Jake Funk Parents
Jake Funk’s parents Jim and A’Lisa Funk are stars of their universe. One’s a footballer and the other’s a phenomenal swimmer. No wonder, he inherited the talent for athleticism from them.
Guess, Jake has a lot to thank them for.
And it’s not only Jake who’s proud to have inherited the gift. His mother, A’Lisa Funk even states over her FB bio that she’s a proud mother of Jake Funk and his brother.
Even on national son’s day 2021, she took it to her IG to write, “Mom and Dad are so proud of you both. We love you to the moon and back.”
Jake Funk Dad: Jim Funk
Jim Funk Age
Jim Funk was 61 years of age in 2022.
Meaning, he had Jake while he was 38.
Jim Funk Job
A Fort Mill, South Carolina native, Jim Funk is also an athlete who played football at Penn State University. It was reported that after ending his football career, Jim went on to take on a job as a manager at MCPS in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
We’ve no information about his other job ventures.
Trivia: Jim’s parents — Walter, played on the men’s basketball team at Penn State, while his mother Jean, was one of the first female athletes there. Also, he has a sister named Judith Funk Laurento.
Is Jim Funk On Instagram?
No, Jim isn’t on Instagram. He wasn’t present over any social media.
However, he did often grace his sons and wife’s IGs.
Jim Funk Mom: A’Lisa Funk
A’Lisa Funk Age
A’Lisa Funk was born on December 31, 1963, making her 58 years of age in 2022.
Also, she was 35 years of age when she had Jake.
A’Lisa Funk Job
A’Lisa Funk is a retired competitive swimmer who has several accolades to her name. Listing some of them are — 3-time Division II National Team Title winner, 22-time All-American, and 5-time individual NCAA Relay National Champion.
Also, she was a member of the Clarion Athletics Hall of Fame during her time at Clarion University.
Talking more about her achievements, A’Lisa (a freestyle/butterfly specialist) was one of the main contributors to the Clarion Women’s Swimming and Diving team that dominated the PSAC and Division II from 1983-86. As a co-captain, A’Lisa led Clarion to D-II and PSAC, and also went on to become a 14-time PSAC Champion taking 4 individual titles and 10 relays in 1983.
After retiring as a swimmer, she went on to take a job at Booz Allen Hamilton in Virginia and settled with her husband and kids.
What Is A’Lisa Funk Maiden Name?
A’Lisa Funk’s maiden name is “Woicicki.”
She hails from Trucksville, Pennsylvania, and lived in Gaithersburg, Maryland as of 2022.
Is A’Lisa Funk On Instagram?
Yes, find her on Instagram @alisafunk7. Most of her posts then flaunted her kids’ achievements in sports.
Also, here’s her Facebook @alisa.funk.3.
When Did Jake Funk Parents Tie The Knot?
Jake Funk’s parents, Jim and A’Lisa Funk exchanged their vows on August 19, 1995, after dating for 5 long years.
According to A’Lisa, she first met her future husband through mutual friends on a ski trip in 1990.
Are Jake Funk Parents Still Married?
Yes, Jake Funk’s parents were still married as of 2022.
Just on their 26th anniversary (i.e on August 19, 2021), A’Lisa took it to her IG to write, “You are the love of my life and best friend. You are an amazing husband and father to our 2 boys. 26 years and going strong. I love you, Jimbo.”
How Many Kids Do Jake Funk Parents Have?
Jim and A’Lisa Funk share two kids named Jake and Jordan Funk.
Besides the two Jim’s father also has bears another child named Josh Funk from a previous relationship.
Jake’s half-brother, Josh is a “Doctor of Physical Therapy”, the University of Maryland, Baltimore, and a “BS in Health Sciences”, The Ohio State University graduate who went on to found Rehab 2 Perform (a physical Therapy and Sports Rehab services). Also, the doc hosted a podcast called High Performers Podcast, with new episodes incoming every week.
Seem like Josh grew up with his mother. No wonder, he called her his “rock for 35 years” on her birthday on December 18, 2021. Also, he went on to mention that he wouldn’t have been who he was if it wasn’t for her.