1981 Iowa Shrine Bowl

 PLAYER PROFILE

24      Chuck Junkmann

TEAM: NORTH SQUAD MANSON SENIOR H.S.
POSITION:  LINEBACKER
AWARDS:

Chuck Was 1st Team All Conference as both a Running Back on offense and Linebacker on defense his Senior Year. He got the #24 for coming to the Shrine Bowl for a Running Back, but started at the Linebacker position.

FOOTBALL:

·    3 year letterman at Manson Senior High School.
Twin Lakes Conference Champions both Junior and Senior Years.
1st Team All Conference Running Back both Junior and Senior Years.
1st Team All Conference Linebacker Senior Year.
Team Captain Senior Year.
Team MVP Senior Year.
All State Honorable Mention Junior and Senior Year.
All N.W. Iowa Senior Year.
Selected member of the Iowa Shrine All Star Football Classic.

BASKETBALL:

2 Year letterman and Team Captain Senior Year.
All Conference Honorable Mention.

TRACK:

4 year letterman.

BASEBALL:

5 year letterman.

 

After the Shrine Bowl, Chuck went on to play at Iowa Central Community Junior College in Fort Dodge, IA. Here he was a 2 year letterman and starter at Monsterback his Freshman year and Linebacker his Sophomore year on the defense. He was Team Captain and called the defensive signals on defense both his Freshman and Sophomore years. He was selected 1st Team All Region Linebacker.  

Chuck transferred from Iowa Central Community Junior College to the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls for his remaining 2 years of College Football. At UNI he was a 2 year letterman and was the Special Teams Captain both years. He earned the Hammer Hit Award 5 of 11 games his Junior year and 6 of 11 games his Senior year. Their Senior Year the Team built the foundation and went 9-2 and UNI has been a 1AA Power ever since then. He graduated from UNI with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Concepts in 1986

His success on the field has carried over off the field in his business ventures as a Managing Partner with Global Lending Group, LLC in South Florida. They specialize in Commercial Lending Globally in land acquisitions, joint venture partnering and sales and marketing for hotels, casinos, golf courses, film studios, film schools, marinas and resorts and spa developments.  

Chuck said playing in the Iowa Shrine Bowl was one of his most remarkable and rewarding experiences he’s ever experienced and cherished in his life. Visiting the Shriner’s Hospital the week before the game so they could see what they were playing for and benefiting was one of the most eye opening experiences in his life.

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