Why BJU Bruins Athletics?
Athletics at BJU aren’t an end in themselves—they help accomplish BJU’s mission of building Christlike character.
Participation in both intramural and intercollegiate sports help students develop leadership skills and discipline, and BJU Bruins athletes seek to honor the Lord through spoken testimonies and by their conduct on and off the field.
Our athletics program also helps build unity among University students, faculty, alumni and friends.
Because athletics bring such value to BJU, we created the Bruins Foundation to make sure the athletics programs have the support they need. We want to see the benefits of athletics continue to enrich life at BJU for years to come.
“I constantly ask myself, ‘what’s my point in life?’ If kids come here and they get a great education and get better at soccer, but I haven’t taught them anything else, then what am I doing with my life? I want to be excellent both with soccer and in challenging individuals to follow after Christ with their whole heart.”
— Jesse McCormick, BJU Bruins men’s soccer coach