Assistant Principal Jason Jimenez announced today that Wrestling team captain Jalen Mathis has won the Professional Athlete Foundation Scholarship presented by the Orlando NFLPA. Jalen has been a member of the wrestling team for 3 years and also played football. He boasts a 4.6 GPA and will be attending The University of Miami this fall to study Marine Biology.
Mathis finished up his senior athletic year with a repeat appearance to the Regional Championship for Wrestling. He was one win away from making it to the FHSAA State Championship.
Assistant wrestling coach, Stephen Ohl, said “We are very proud of Jalen, he will truly be missed.”
Mathis leaves behind a District Runner up wrestling team, he was the only wrestler in the lineup that is graduating this year.