Jared Thompson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fresno, Calif.

High School:
Edison HS '06

Last College:
Fresno City College/Fresno State

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 215

Position:
OF/P

Major:
Managerial Economics

Bats: Right
Throws: Right

FRESNO CITY COLLEGE: Played 16 games and pitched in four more in 2008... Batted .294 (10-for-34) with 2 homers and 13 RBIs... Slugged .559 with .381 on-base average... Team went 37-11 overall, 21-3 in Central Valley Conference play.

FRESNO STATE: Signed NLI but did not play.

EDISON HS '06: Won County/Metro Athletic Conference MVP and earned All-Central Section honors as a junior... Earned All-CMAC for four straight seasons... Batted .415 in 2004, .425 in 2005, .485 in 2006... Posted career highs of 12 homers with 49 RBIs as a junior, while striking out 108 in 80 innings... Graduated summa cum laude and class valedictorian.

PERSONAL: Born in Fresno, Calif.... Majoring in managerial economics... Parents are Charles & Betty Thompson... If he wins $1 million, he will buy his parents a new house.