Today's Texas Quick Pick
Jake Kellen - Warda, Tx.
Jake's recent Tweet; "If you haven't heard, I'm nominated for a TRRM Award! Round 2 voting ends at midnight on Jan 21. I need your help..." Drop by Jake's Facebook page for info.
Born in the hometown of Waylon Jennings (Littlefield, TX), Jake grew up in a small farming community, spending his summers at church camp and on the baseball diamond. Jake credits Camp Blue Haven for his early interest in performing music, because it was there he learned how to play the guitar and sing. Though, Jake enjoyed performing in the annual talent show, his focus remained on becoming a pitcher for the Texas Rangers. The dream of playing professional baseball took Jake to the campus of Lubbock Christian University. When he wasn’t on the field, Jake was playing his guitar. He entertained every dorm hall and house party in town. The attention from his fans out lasted the attention from the big leagues, so in 2003 Jake hung up his glove for his guitar. ...read more.