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John Rienstra
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Personal information
Born: (1963-03-22) March 22, 1963 (age 60)
Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:273 lb (124 kg)
Career information
High school:Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools
(Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania)
NFL draft:1986 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played:65
Games started:48

John William Rienstra (born March 22, 1963) is a former guard who played seven professional seasons for the National Football League (NFL)'s Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns. Rienstra attended Temple University after graduating from the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools.

At the 1986 NFL Draft, the Steelers selected Reinstra with the ninth overall pick in the first round.[1]

On July 6, 2016, Rienstra discovered the remains of Joe Keller, a man from Cleveland, Tennessee, who had gone missing while on a jog on July 23, 2015, in a remote and rugged area of the Rio Grande National Forest in Conejos County, Colorado.[2][3]


  1. ^ "1986 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved 2023-10-01.
  2. ^ Billman, Jon (March 13, 2017). "How 1,600 People Disappeared on Our Public Lands". Outside Online.
  3. ^ Paul, Jesse (August 8, 2016). "DNA confirms remains found in Conejos County are those of missing teen Joe Keller". The Denver Post.