The ZUP Team: How We Got Here, vol. 3

Everyone at ZUP headquarters has taken their own unique path to landing on the team and we decided we want you to get to know us a little bit better. This new series will feature a fun Q&A and will highlight our passions, interests, career paths, and so much more.

Meet Our Garage and Wood Shop Tools Manager, Jordan Troester!

  1. As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
    Football player and a farmer
  2. What path did your career take before landing at ZUP?
    Still chasing a career as a coach helping athletes become their best
  3. Sunrise or sunset?
    Whichever one happens over the water where I happen to be
  4. How would you describe your day job to a child?
    I make people strong
  5. What is the best advice you have ever been given?
    "Wherever you go, there you will be"
  6. Tea or coffee?
    Tea - rarely
  7. What is your greatest accomplishment?
    Not exactly an accomplishment, more just good luck but my family is my greatest treasure
  8. What is your favorite board game?
    Wits and Wagers
  9. Describe yourself in three words. 
    Son, Husband, Father
  10. What is your favorite way to unwind?
    Swim at the beach
  11. What is one bucket list place you want to visit in your lifetime?
    The more places I visit the longer the list grows - Patagonia next
  12. What motivates you?
    Improving myself and helping others improve themselves
  13. If you could eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
    Steak and roasted veggies
  14. What are the last three songs you listened to on your phone? Whatever played on Pandora old school rap
  15. What is the one TV show you never miss?
    Don't have one
  16. What is your favorite quote?
    "No one has ever met a mere mortal" CS Lewis
  17. What are your nicknames?
  18. What character trait to you most admire?
  19. What is your best kept secret?
    Don't know... it has been locked so deep in the vault that I can't even remember
  20. Fill in the blank: "I am happiest when ___."
    "... I am adventuring with my family"


Thanks for Sharing, Jordan!