Jacob Graf was an 18-year-old from Logansport, Indiana. He is a 2016 graduate of Logansport High School and was a freshman at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis. Graf was known as a leader his high school's cross country team, and his classmates remember him for his sense of humor and kind-hearted nature.
Cross Country Accolades
Jacob started long-distance running in third grade. While in high school, Graf was a standout on the Cross-Country team. He earned three straight All-NCC honors and becoming the fifth runner in Logansport High School history to win a North Central Conference (IHSAA) title.
Graf was on the cross-country team at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis.
On December 15, 2016, just after midnight, Graf and his friend were in his front yard with a 9mm handgun when the weapon discharged, fatally wounding him. The Longansport community and cross-country participates around Indiana are mourning his death.