FAMOUS IDAHO POTATO BOWL
Humanitarian Award winner
A 2018 Wuerffel Trophy nominee,
Adam served a mission for The
Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday
Saints to Rancagua, Chile,
prior to beginning his career at BYU. Adam
graduated with honors prior to his junior
season with a bachelor’s degree in finance
and is currently enrolled in his second year
of BYU’s public administration master’s
Adam currently serves as co-chair on
the student-athlete advisory committee
on campus, organizing community service
events. He visits local schools and mentors
young students. Adam has also worked with
the Boys & Girls Club providing tutoring in
math, writing, art and physical activity. He
organizes and implements hospital visits
in Utah County and is a member of BYU
football’s leadership committee. Adam has
taken the lead on organizing religious study
programs for players of all denominations
on the team and participates in several
community athletic camps. He also
volunteered in Tonga as a dental assistant
for local residents and helped deliver medical
supply donations for the government
hospital in Nuku’alofa.
He has also worked with head coach Kalani
Sitake’s More2Life Foundation and is active
as a host for the team’s True Blue hero
program and other service events.
Adam was also recognized as a William
V. Campbell Trophy semifinalist in 2018,
recognizing the best football scholar-athlete
in the nation. He was honored in 2017 as a
CoSIDA Academic All-District honoree.
On the field, Adam has played in all 12
games this season, starting two at linebacker.
He has 17 total tackles and one pass breakup.
He has played in 43 career games, totaling
87 tackles, with one forced fumble and one
Adam’s wife Makenzi, played basketball
at BYU, and the couple has one daughter.
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