Played two seasons at College of the Canyons (2010-2012) for head coach Chris
Cota … Named the 2012 All-SoCal Selection … In 2012 named Academic All-American
… In 2011 named the Junior College Strength and Conditioning All-American … In
both 2011 and 2012 named All-Conference … Sophomore year named to the Western
State South All-Conference first team after batting .407 with 48 hits, 28 RBI,
28 runs scored, ten doubles and six home runs.
A 2010 graduate of Mira Costa high school in Manhattan Beach, Calif…. Played baseball
for three years for head coach Mike Neily … Helped lead his team to CIF
Southern Section Semi-Finals … Hit .417 as a senior with 14 RBI, eight
doubles, two home runs, 21 runs scored, a .611 slugging percentage and a .506
on-base percentage … Was named the 2010 Bay League Co-Most Valuable Offensive
Player… Played football for head coach Don Morrow as a tight end and defensive
end, earning two letters and helping his team reach the CIF Southern Section
Championship … Academic honors include being named the 2010 Student Athlete of
the Year, All-Area Selection in 2009 and 2010 and the All-Bay League Selection
in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
Born in Manhattan Beach, Calif…. Son of Dean and Stacey Jelmini … Has one
brother, Luke … His father, Dean Jelmini, played football and baseball at LMU
and was then drafted by the California Angels … His uncle, Stan Papi, played
for the Boston Red Sox.