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RedBluff
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Is anyone surprised?
Buddy from Newport says he’s independently rich.
With a name like Joshua Ballinger Lippincott Rosen, I’m not surprised.

His Pop is an orthopedic spine surgeon, and his Mom is a former journalist. His Pop was also a nationally ranked ice skater who almost qualified for the Winter Olympics in the 1970s, and his mother was the captain of the Princeton lacrosse team. His maternal great-great-great grandfather was Joseph Wharton, an industrialist and namesake of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a descendant of Thomas Cornell, progenitor of the Cornell family. He is named after another ancestor, Joseph Ballinger Lippincott, who founded publishing house J. B. Lippincott & Co.

Rosen grew up playing tennis; at age 12 he was the No. 1-ranked player for his age group in Southern California and top-50 in the country, and he became a top-10 player in junior rankings. He was introduced to football in elementary school by a friend’s father who was a youth coach. Right before high school, Rosen switched from tennis to football.

My buddy says his heart’s never been in it.