#14 Jerrah Badjie

Men's Soccer
Class Senior Height 5'9"
Hometown Banjul, Gambia Weight 160
High School Gambia Senior Secondary School Position Forward
Major History (Economics minor)

Junior season (2007) - Played in 16 games as a striker, starting three times ... Assisted a goal in a 4-0 win over Saint Martin's.

Prep - Played for the Fiji Soccer Club in Seattle, Wash. for three years.

Academics - Student leader in high school ... Received Certificate of Appreciation from the President's office for his leadership role in high school ... Volunteered with the Department of Education in Gambia on an Educational Sensitization tour across the country ... Spent the 2008 summer interning at the Gambia Mission to the United Nations, attending meetings, seminars and conferences and writing daily reports for the Ambassador ... Works in Business Office at Whitman.

Personal - Jerrah Badjie, who was born in Banjul, Gambia, is the son of Sainey Badjie and Binta Sanyang ... Has three brothers -- Modou, Ebrima and Sheriffo ... Has two sisters, Rohey and Isatou ... Speaks fours African languages ... Enjoys swimming, playing drums and cooking Gambian food ... Plans to study international relations in graduate school.

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