2004 All Star West
6’1″ 205 lbs.
High School Coach: Dan Flynn
High School, Class: Escanaba, A
Hall of Fame Member since 1988
College: Saginaw Valley State University
Jay was a three-year starter for Escanaba where he played tailback and cornerback his sophomore year, tailback and linebacker his junior year, and tailback and safety his senior year. Jay was named a team captain his junior and senior years. He was also team MVP after his senior season.
Jay also ran track and played basketball for Escanaba. He started on the basketball team during his senior season and was a four-year varsity track performer.
He will attend Saginaw Valley State University on a football scholarship where he will pursue a degree in sports medicine.
Jay thanked his family, friends, and coaches for all of their support and guidance. “Without all of them pushing me to succeed I would not be where I am today.”
Great Northern Conference, Tailback, 2002 and 2003
Great Northern Conference, Defensive Back, 2001 and 2003
Great Northern Conference, Co-Offensive Player of the Year, 2003
All U.P. Dream Team Tailback, 2003
All State Special Mention, AP, 2003
All State 1st Team Tailback, Detroit Free Press, 2003