Former Auburn offensive lineman Jorrell Bostrom works for the Tigers in player development. He joined Coach Gus Malzahn’s staff in 2014 as assistant director of player development before being promoted to the director’s role in 2015.
The first Auburn player of Tongan heritage, Bostrom earned two letters playing in every game along the offensive line and on the punt, PAT and field goal units for the Tigers in 2009 and 2010. He was on the field for Wes Byrum’s game-winning kick in the 2011 BCS national championship game. A member of that national championship and SEC championship team, from 2011-14, Bostrom served as an administrative assistant in the Auburn recruiting office.
Bostrom played football at Bakersfield (Calif.) Community College during the 2007 and 2008 seasons, and earned an associate’s degree in communication. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Auburn in 2011 in philosophy and leadership, and completed his master’s degree at Auburn in adult education in 2017.
Bostrom participated in the Alabama state championship of USA Powerlifting, placing first in his weight class and winning Best Male Lifter honors.
Bostrom, whose hometown is Nampa, Idaho, is the oldest of six children, all adopted. He and his wife, Kevra, have two daughters, Kailani and Kekoa.