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Vital Statistics


Jack the Bulldog poses for a photo in his backyard when he is 3 months old.

Name: Jack the Bulldog
Official AKC Name: Compatible's John B. Carroll
Born: June 29, 2013; arrived at Georgetown on October 22, 2013
Birthplace: San Diego, Calif. 
Weight and color: 60 lbs., Fawn
Lineage: Grandson of the 2004 and 2005 National Champion
Home: Georgetown University
Caretaker: McKenzie Stough and the Jack Crew – 6 official student walkers
Favorite pastimes: Puppy playdates, walking around campus and watching Hoya athletics
Favorite food: Cheddar cheese or carrots
Favorite hangouts: Healy Circle (next to John Carroll) and Copley Lawn

Jack Sr.

Georgetown's previous mascot, Jack Sr., lays on Georgetown's lawn surrounded by books.

Name: Jack the Bulldog
Official AKC Name: Brookhollow’s John S. Carroll
Born: May 3, 2003; arrived at Georgetown on July 19, 2003
Died: June 2, 2015 at his home in New South
Birthplace: Freehold, N.J. (birthplace of rocker Bruce Springsteen)
Weight and color: 55 lbs., red fawn
Lineage: Son of a bulldog champion; related to Rocky, Georgetown’s mascot during the Patrick Ewing (C’85) era
Home: Jesuit community during the day; New South Hall in the evening
Caretaker: Rev. Christopher Steck, S.J. and the Jack Crew – 20 official student walkers
Favorite pastimes: Tearing apart cardboard boxes, riding in golf carts and taking naps
Favorite food: Liver
Favorite hangouts: the Verizon Center and the apartment of Rev. Otto Hentz, S.J.
Pet peeve: Fire alarms