Derek Baljeu
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Huntington Beach, Calif.

High School:
Edison HS '13

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 240

Position:
FB

Major:
Communication

2013: Redshirted.

EDISON HS: Finished with 100 tackles, including 53 solo, during his senior season... SelectedCIF-Southern Section Southwest Division defensive player of the year.Had season-best 11 stops against Serra HS in finales after picking up 10 tackles against Huntington Beach earlier in the year... Posted a season-high eight solo tackles during Edison's 31-3 win against San Clemente... Edison finished season with 13-2 overall record, winning the section title and advancing to the regional title game.

PERSONAL: Born in Newport Beach, Calif... Majoring in communication... Parents are Edwin and Angela Baljeu... Little known fact about him is he's Dutch... Favorite facility he's played in is Angel Stadium in Anaheim... Also enjoys beach volleyball... Would like to visit Tahiti.