|Full name||Jacobus Petrus van Wyk|
|Date of birth||22 January 1992|
|Place of birth||Nababeep, South Africa|
|Height||190 cm (6 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||98 kg (216 lb; 15 st 6 lb)|
|Rugby union career|
He represented Western Province at the Under-18 Craven Week competition in 2010. Later in the same year, he was also included in the Western Province U19 squad and made one appearance in the 2011 Under-19 Provincial Championship. In 2011, he made nine starts in the same competition, scoring five tries. In 2012 and 2013, he played for the Western Province U21 side, weighing in with four tries in each of those competitions.
He was included in the Western Province squad participating in the 2013 Vodacom Cup and made his first class debut as a substitute in their match against the Border Bulldogs in Paarl. He made a further four substitute appearances in that competition, scoring tries in their matches against SWD Eagles,Free State XV and the semi-final match against the Golden Lions.
In 2014, he was included in the Stormers squad for the 2014 Super Rugby season and was named in the starting line-up for their first match of the season against the Lions, despite having no Currie Cup experience or making a single first class start.
In August 2016, French Top 14 side Bordeaux announced that they signed Van Wyk as a medical joker to replace the injured Darly Domvo. The deal would see Van Wyk arrive on a five-month deal until January 2017.
Van Wyk was a late call-up to the South Africa Under-20 side during the 2012 IRB Junior World Championship held in South Africa, replacing Patrick Howard who suffered a hamstring injury during the tournament. He only made one appearance - starting the final against New Zealand, which South Africa won 22-16.