ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Samuel Ekanem
Samuel Ekanem
Height: 6-2
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Westland, Mich.
High School: Wayne Memorial
Position: 174

Freshman (2013-14)
Competed in the Jonathan Kaloust Bearcat Open.

Before Harvard
Three-time captain, three-year letterwinner ... Helped Wayne Memorial to a Kensington Lakes Athletic Association division championship as a junior ... Became the Michigan USA Wrestling Freestyle State Champion at 182 lbs. in 2012 ... Named All-State for his eighth-place finish at the MHSAA championships as a senior ... In 2013 named first team All-Area ... Named All-League for three consecutive seasons ... Named team MVP as a senior and sophomore ... Also a two-time captain, three-year letterwinner in football ... Earned All-League honorable mention as a cornerback ... In 2013 earned individual academic All-State honors  ... Volunteered at the Champion’s Program, Franklin Middle School Bright Future’s Summer Program, and William P. Faust Children’s Wing.