Jake Barnes – Scottsdale AZ.
Name: Jake Barnes
Hometown: Scottsdale AZ.
RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER® Athlete Event: Team Roping (Header)
Bio: Gold Buckle Champion, Jake Barnes, is no stranger to rodeo success. As a team roping header he has qualified for the WNFR 27 times and been named World Champion seven times. Beyond that, he is a three-time WNFR Average Champion, a 12-time RNCFR Qualifier, and a four-time RNCFR Champion. Barnes was inducted into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame in 1997, and was also was the first to be added to the list of ‘Legends of ProRodeo’.
Although he is originally from Texas, Barnes has called Scottsdale, Ariz. home for quite some time. He got married to his wife in 1989 and together they have five children.