Jiwan James

HS Grad 2007
Age 28 and 4 mos
Age on 2007 Draft 18 and 1 mos
Position(s) OF  RHP
Ht/Wt 6-4, 170 lb
B/T S/R
School  Williston
Hometown  Willistan, FL USA
Summer Team  HS team
Fall Team 
MLB Draft 
Round 22 by Phillies  in 2007
All Americans/All Regions
2007 Rawlings-Perfect Game 2nd Team All-American
Florida - All Region 1st Team
 
National Rank - Class of 2007 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Overall
105
Position - OF
NA
Tall lean athlete with plus arm and plus run, hit very well in Jupiter. Showed skills and big arm at World Showcase.
FL State Rank - Class of 2007 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Overall
NA
Position - OF
NA
GPA
3.2
SAT
--
ACT
17

4 yr Commitment
Florida 

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
10
9/16/2006
Latest Showcase Report
2007 World Showcase   Jan 06, 2007
PG Grade: 10
Jiwan James is a 2007 OF/P with a 6'4'', 170 lb. frame from Willistan FL, who attends Williston HS. He has a long and lean build with wiry strength and easy, balanced actions. James is a three-sport athlete with Division I talent in both football and basketball as well as baseball and he does things so easily and smoothly that it looks almost casual. James is one of the top defensive outfielders we've seen at this level. He's a 6.68 runner with long, easy strides that eat up ground. His combination of arm strength, accuracy and release is unsurpassed at this level and he might end up throwing 100 from the outfield when he gets stronger and is a full-time baseball player. Offensively, James is a switch-hitter with raw hitting skills but good bat speed and very good hands. He's better from the left side now, where he hits from a spread stance and can drive the ball to all fields. Overall, James is a high ceiling athlete who loves baseball and who is one of the best makeup kids in the 2007 class. He's signed to go to Florida but will get high level draft interest before then.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 88 mph
9/16/2006
83.10% Rank
best 99  avg 83
 (2007 class in 2006)

best 99  avg 83
 (2007 class)
60 6.68 sec
1/6/2007
92.14% Rank
best 6.33  avg 7.24
 (2007 class in 2007)

best 6.33  avg 7.45
 (2007 class)
OF 93 mph
1/6/2007
94.44% Rank
best 96  avg 83
 (2007 class in 2007)

best 96  avg 80
 (2007 class)
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