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NAME: Adolphus Washington
SCHOOL: Taft High School
SPORT(S): Basketball-Football
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: MaxPreps Defensive Lineman of the Year
BIRTHDATE: 11-24-92
HEIGHT/WEIGHT:6’4”-255 lbs.
PARENTS: Adolphus Washington & Rhonda Edwards
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Grandmother Mary Washington
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: A 2-sport superstar, Taft senior Adolphus Washington helped lead the Senators last season to an 28-1 record and the Ohio state Div. II championship, the first in school history. He averaged 20 points-15 rebounds a game and was named Ohio Div. III Player of the Year, SWO District Player of the Year, Cincinnati Div. III Player of the Year and CMAC Player of the Year. In football, Adolphus had 90 tackles-25 sacks and was named for the 2nd time Ohio D-III Defensive Player of the Year. He was also selected for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, and was named 2nd team All-American by Sports Illustrated and ESPN. He was also a nominee for last year's LaRosa's Athlete of the Year, a rare honor for a junior. Active in community service, Adolphus will continue his football career next year at Ohio State University. His favorite athlete and most-like-to-meet is Dwyane Wade, favorite entertainer is Mike Epps, and favorite book is the Bible.

COACH’S QUOTE -- “Adolphus is the ideal student-athlete. His numerous achievements in the athletic arena pale in comparison to his integrity, character, work ethic and uncanny ability to be a great teammate and student.”– Mark Mitchell, Basketball Coach.

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