Name: Jaylin Hertz
Age: 12 years old, 6th grade
Hometown: White Plains, MD
School: Matthew Henson Middle School
Youth team: Westlake Bulldogs
Size: 5’7″/160 pounds
Goals: Jaylin wants to attend the University of Oregon, Stanford or any Ivy League school. His aspiration is to play in the NFL and after he retires, attend medical school to become a Neurosurgeon.
Jaylin was also a two-way starter for Team Maryland 6th grade FBU team, where he helped his team reach the Final Four in San Antonio, TX. During the season, he played all five positions on the offensive line.
Jaylin currently has a 3.9 GPA while taking honor classes. He plays the trumpet, and is a member of his school’s MESAs (Math, Engineering, Science Achievement) team. Outside of football, Jaylin also plays basketball and runs track.
2013 Stats: 11 sacks, 5 forced fumbles, 30 tackles
(Photos: courtesy of Jaylin’s father, Carlin Hertz)