James Park
James Park
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
High School: Deerfield Academy
Major: Undeclared

2013-14: Tied for 14th at the Macdonald Cup ... Tied for 29th at the Met Intercollegiate ... Tied for 30th at the Yale Spring Invitational ... Averaged 75.4 over teh season with a low round of 70

Off the Course: Staff member and drum instructor for Jirani Children's Choir, a nonprofit organization that supports and develops a Kenyan children's choir from the slums of Nairobi (2009–present)… Co-Founded Kicks of Hope Soccer Program… Headed up a non-profit organization helping children in orphanages in South-East Asia through soccer (2009–2013)

Before Yale: Four year Varsity letter recipient... Captained Deerfield Golf Team during his junior and senior years... Number one spot three seasons in a row... Four top-10 finishes at Kingswood Oxford Invitational... T-1 at 2011 Newport Invitational... Winner of the 2012 Jerry Daly Cup... Qualified for 2011 US Junior Amateur (73-71) and 2012 US Junior Amateur as medalist (74-70)... Moved on to match play and round of 32 at 2011 US Junior Am (71-77)... 6 Top 20 AJGA Finishes (1, 3, T-5, 7, 14, T-17) including a win at the 2012 AJGA Lessings... Personal best of 66 at 2011 AJGA Classic... Represented Team Massachusetts at New England Junior Invitational finishing 3rd individually (76-70-70)... 5th place finish at Massachusetts Junior Am (68-75-74)... Ranked as high as top 50 in the 2013 class and Massachusetts number one ranked player...

Personal notes: Born on January 1, 1995... Co-Founded Kicks of Hope Soccer Program... Staff member and drum instructor for Jirani Children's Choir... Honor student at Deerfield... Varsity soccer Player... Lived in Boston, Malaysia, South Korea, Deerfield... Son of Father (Jae) who is an entrepreneur in Korea and Mother (Kang Hee) ... Brother, Andrew, is a junior at Swarthmore College. 

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