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Jerren Nixon Jr.

F
Position
6'5''
Height
200 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Atlanta, Ga.
Hometown
YSC Academy
High School

2019
• Appeared in six games off the bench, totaling 51 minutes
• Logged a season-high 13 minutes against Wake Forest in the ACC Semifinals
• Totaled two shot, one each against Wake Forest (Nov. 13) and Clemson (Nov. 17)

2018
• Did not see game action

2017
• Appeared in 12 games as a reserve
• Registered his first collegiate point with an assist on the game-tying goal against Lehigh on Oct. 10
• Saw action in the final five games of the year including a season-high 40 minutes against Fordham in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament

2016
• Appeared in eight games for the Cavaliers
• Earned his first career start at Wake Forest (9/10)

PREP
• Played with Philadelphia Union Academy
• Scored eight goals with Union’s U-15/16 team in 2014-15 season and six goals with U-17/18 side in 2015-16
• Called in to training camp for Trinidad & Tobago’s U-20 National Team in April 2016
• Graduated from YSC Academy
• Also played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Campbell High School

PERSONAL
• Parents are Jerren and Kathy-Ann Nixon
• Both parents played soccer for the Trinidad and Tobago senior national teams
• Father played for senior national team from 1993-2005 and also played professionally in Scotland and Switzerland
• Jerren Jr. was born in Zurich, Switzerland, while father was playing there