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Jimmy Cross

Admission Counselor

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Fun Facts:

  • I have coached basketball for three years, played at the college level, and have coached at the Kyrie Irving Basketball Camp. I have met Kyrie two times now!
  • I am an avid video game player, my favorite campaign series is Halo.
  • I have a cat named Taco, he’s pretty lit.


  • I love to play and coach basketball.
  • I love to play video games.


  • Book – Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
  • Movie – Never Back Down
  • TV Show – It’s between The Office and Rick and Morty.
  • Musician/Band – Drake or J Cole, its too hard to pick between the two!
  • Food – Hamburgers
  • Quote to live by – “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” — John Wooden

Who do you look up to the most, and why?

Brian Force ‘00, my high school basketball coach.

What is your favorite thing about Hiram?

The people are definitely what make Hiram such a special place. The students, the professors, and the staff are the heartbeat of this campus. As an alumnus (‘18), I have to say Ive had so many people help me, and I am forever grateful for every single one of those people.

I am your admission counselor if you are in one of the following Ohio counties:

Allen County, Ashland County, Auglaize County, Columbiana County, Crawford County, Defiance County, Fulton County, Hancock County, Hardin County, Henry County, Logan County, Lucas County, Mahoning County, Mercer County, Ottawa County, Paulding County, Putnam County, Richland County, Sandusky County, Seneca County, Shelby County, Trumbull County, Williams County, Wyandot County, and Van Wert County.

I am your admission counselor if you are in one of the following Ohio high schools:

Albert Einstein Academy, Bay High School, Berra-Midpark High School, Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School, Brooklyn High School, Cuyahoga Heights High School, Cuyahoga Valley Community College, Fairview High School, Gerson School, Heritage Christian, Holy Name High School, Lakewood High School, Normandy High School, North Olmsted High School, North Royalton High School, Olmsted Falls High School, Parma Community High School, Parma Senior High School, Polaris Career Center, Promise Academy, Rocky River High School, Strongsville High School, Valley Forge High School, Westlake High School, and Westside Christian Academy.

I am your admission counselor if you are in one of the following states:

Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.