ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

A.J. Jaffe
A.J. Jaffe
Year: Junior
Hometown: St. Charles, Ill.
High School: Marmion Academy
Position: 141

Sophomore • 2017-2018
Two-time COOP Student-Athlete of the Week ... Posted a 24-10 record, including a 6-2 mark in dual matches at 141 pounds ... Pinned a team-high five opponents ... Captured the championship in the 141 weight class at the Franklin & Marshall Open, registering a 5-0 mark with two pins ... Opened dual matches with a pin over Stanford's Isaiah Locsin ... Posted a 4-0 mark against Ivy League opponents ... Closed out dual action with five consecutive wins, including two decisions, one major decision, one technical fall, and one pin ... Finished fifth at the EIWA Championships with a 4-2 record which included a technical fall over Hostra's Vinny Vespa, and a major decision over Brown's Zeke Salvo. 

Freshman • 2016-17
All-Ivy League second team … COOP Student-Athlete of the Week … Posted a 22-12 record on the season, including a team-best 9-2 mark in dual action … Pinned a team-high four opponents … Went 4-2 at the Jonathan Kaloust Bearcat Open, taking fifth … Picked up a pair of wins at the Keystone Classic, Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invite and Midlands … Went 3-0 at the Pitt Duals … Pinned Franklin & Marshall’s Patrick Quinlan … Tallied three straight wins by decision over Jacob Macololooy (Columbia), William Koll (Cornell) and AJ Vincici (Penn) … Closed dual action with a win over Ezekiel Salvo (Brown) and a pin against Connor Burkert (Hofstra) … Took seventh at the EIWA Championships, going 3-2 in the tournament.

Before Harvard
Four-time letterwinner at Marmion Academy … Captained team during junior and senior seasons … All-American … State champion … Two-time all-state selection … Four-time all-conference …  National Honor Society member … State scholar … Volunteered with Special Olympics … Tackle Autism member … Feed My Starving Children volunteer … Enjoys skiing and fishing … Cousin, Pat, wrestled at Northwestern and cousin, Eddie, wrestled at Elmhurst College. 

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS