Garrett Van Nostrand is a 5-foot-6, 185-pound running back and linebacker at Poway High School, where he played for head coach Scott Coats. Van Nostrand earned two varsity letters playing football.
The All-Palomar League First-Team Offense pick in 2017 was also a team captain for the Titans. His performance on the field led to his selection as the team’s MVP. In 2016, Van Nostrand won the Pursuing Victory with Honor Award at Poway.
Off the field, Van Nostrand carried a 4.33 GPA during the football season and was named to the San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team. He was an anchor and program director for Poway’s broadcast class and is very active in the digital media department at the school. During the season, Van Nostrand was honored for his hard work in the classroom by being featured on the Prep Pigskin Report’s Student Athlete Spotlight.
He will likely attend San Diego State University, where he aspires to major in business with a minor in film. In his free time, Van Nostrand enjoys making videos for his digital media class. Garrett is the son of Mary and Cliff Van Nostrand.