Jeremy Sparks is an All-American:
Leader. Scholar. Athlete. Author.
Sparks, now retired Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Bullfighter was a 10-year member of the most elite rodeo association in the world; the PRCA. Sparks represented the US Air Force and National Guard throughout his rodeo career. Sparks continues to serve in the Air National Guard.
While only 33-years old Sparks, at the pinnacle of his career, retired at the famed Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo. In 2000, Sparks was a front-runner at the National Finals Rodeo Binion's Bullfight. During his professional career, Sparks was 9X bullfighter for the largest rodeo in the world, Cheyenne Frontier Days and performed five times at the College National Finals Rodeo. Sparks is also the only American bullfighter to earn a title in South Korea, accomplishing that feat in 2002, 2005-2007. He is a 3X Military World Finals Bullfighter and is the PRCAs 2006 Mountain States Circuit Finals bullfighter as well as the 2007 Dodge National Circuit Finals alternate bullfighter. In 2008, Sparks was selected to work the First Frontier Circuit Finals Rodeo and in 2013 he was selected into the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo Hall of Fame.
Sparks graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arkansas-Monticello with a degree in Speech Communication and graduated summa cum laude from Trident University with an MBA. Sparks redefined what it is to be a Scholar-Athlete. Academically speaking, Sparks was ranked in the top 1% of all university students within the United States earning honors into the 2001 Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. In addition, Sparks is a 3X All American Scholar, a member of Alpha Chi and Lambda Pi Eta honor societies. The PRCA claims, "Jeremy Sparks has one of the most impressive list of academic accomplishments in pro rodeo," (ProRodeo Sports News 7/11/01).
In 2017, Go West captured a Christian Book Awards Gold Medal and Sparks was named 40 Under 40 by Arkansas Business and received the University of Arkansas-Monticello's Alumni Award for Achievement and Merit.
Sparks is married to Jamie Jordan of Arkansas. The couple resides in Northwest Arkansas.