A four-sport athlete at Chiefland, Jerrels heading to Florida Atlantic University


 Today’s senior spotlight is on Jarrett Jerrels of Chiefland High School.

 Jerrels played football, basketball, baseball, and ran track for the Indians. He was a 2nd Team All-state selection and defensive MVP for the Indians’ football team. Despite only playing in five games this past fall, he carried the ball 26 times for 212 yards and averaged 8.2 yards per carry with four touchdowns.  At linebacker, he recorded 27 tackles for an average of 5.4 tackles per game.

Jarrett Jerrels of Chiefland High School

Last spring as a junior, Jerrels won the district 5 championship in the 110 hurdles and qualified for the FHSAA Class 1A state track finals after finishing 2nd at Region 2.  He finished his prep track career with a personal best time of 15.2 seconds in the 110 hurdles.

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Jerrels appeared in six games for the Indians’ baseball team in 2020.  He had a double, two runs driven in and three runs scored.  

Jerrels will play college football at Florida Atlantic University where he will work on earning his business degree.

If you or someone you know is a graduating senior who participated in spring sports this season, we want to hear from you.  You can either send us an audio shout out which we will play on the radio, or send us your bio and I will voice it for you.  For more information, please email mike@ThePrepZone.com.

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