Jadon Montgomery


Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • Hometown Lewis Center, Ohio
  • Last School Ohio Virtual Academy

Ohio State Career

  • A two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and an Academic All-Big Ten pick
  • 2021 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner
  • Bucks Go Pro 2.0 intern in Summer 2021, working with The Up Company

Sophomore Season (2020-21)

  • Received Big Ten Sportsmanship Award
  • 5-4 on the year
  • Member of CCFC men’s team champion and sabre squad champion
  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten choice

Freshman Season (2019-20)

  • Finished fifth at OSU Open
  • Placed 25th at PSU Open
  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
  • Part of MFC men’s team championship squad

Prior to Ohio State

  • Genoa Christian Academy Fencing Team
  • Trained with Columbus Fencing and Fitness
  • Won multiple medals at the Arnold, including third in the senior event and first in junior and Division 2 events
  • Placed 14th in Division 2 saber at Summer Nationals
  • Finished first in Div1A at Remenyik event
  • Graduated high school with honors in three years


  • Son of Bill and Leah
  • Has three sisters – Ava, Kara and Emma; Emma also fences for the Buckeyes and attends graduate school at Ohio State
  • Marketing major
  • Loves making coffee and playing guitar
  • Started fencing after he and his sister went to a tournament, thought it would be fun and then stuck with it ever since
  • Has been to the Dominican Republic and Chicago on mission trips
  • Serves as a middle school youth group leader