In our inaugural year for this category, Alive readers chose the face of the Columbus Zoo as the face of Columbus, as Jungle Jack edged both a Buckeye legend and everyone's favorite cool mayor.

In our inaugural year for this category, Alive readers chose the face of the Columbus Zoo as the face of Columbus, as Jungle Jack edged both a Buckeye legend and everyone's favorite cool mayor.

Runners-up: Archie Griffin, Mayor Mike Coleman

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