Hello everyone! My name is ZoŽ Brooks and Iím your 2018 Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo Queen. I was born and raised right here in the Rogue Valley where I live with my Dad, Ryan and younger brother Gavin. I am currently a senior at Crater Lake Charter Academy.
Since I was eight years old I have been obsessed with horses. Show jumping was my main focus until I started high school, then I joined the Eagle Point High School Equestrian Team where I was introduced to western riding and since then Iíve been hooked. I am so excited to be representing the Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo as your queen. Hereís to a fun year ahead of us!
Hello everyone, my name is Kendra Pinnell and I am your 2018 Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo Princess. I was born in Tacoma, Washington and my family and I moved to the Rogue Valley in 2005, I live with my mom Tina, my dad Bob, and my older sister Mikayla. I am currently a junior at Crater Lake Charter Academy. I started riding English when I was six years old, but I have always had in interest in roping. I started breakaway roping a little over a year ago on my awesome horse Badger and I have loved every minute of it! I am looking forward to a great year!
Rodeo Announcer: Will Rasmussen
A smooth, easy-listening voice, solid knowledge of rodeo and a style that is both entertaining and informative are the mix of elements that make Will Rasmussen one of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Associationís most popular Rodeo Announcers.
His personal knowledge of the sport, sense of humor and timing blend together for a quality presentation that enhances the rodeo and satisfies the fans. ďI guess itís my sense that you need more than just a rodeo,Ē he says. ďPeople want to be entertained.Ē
Rodeo Clown: JJ Harrison
10-time Northwest Clown of the Year and National Finals Rodeo Clown. JJ Grew up in the small town of Okanogan, Washington near the Canadian Border. He found an interest in rodeo in high school, which led to his being on the Washington State University Rodeo team. "Go Cougs".............I tried all events but Bull riding was what I really loved... but due to the fact I'm a big sissy... I stuck with Roping" He found success roping but laughs off his career to a really fun road trip. JJ has taught middle school for 8 years and enjoys every second he spends with kids. "I never want to grow up and the best way to do that is hang with kids." JJ has been to over 120 rodeos performances in only 3 years time.
He has become one of the most sought after rodeo clowns in the Northwest and shows no signs of stopping. If you want high energy and constant entertainment in your arena...this is the guy. "I always worry that people will someday realize...it's not an act....it's just who I am...."