Hope Alumnus Div. III Athlete of the Week

Chicago Hope Academy Alumn, Trevor James, sets personal best in the high jump and recognized as Division III National Ahtlete of the WeekFormer Chicago Hope Academy student, Trevor James, was recently voted “Athlete of the Week” for the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin and honorable mention “National Athlete of the Week” for Division III.

After his decision to stop playing basketball for his senior year and focus on high jumping, James set a personal best with a leap of 7-0 1/2 at the Carthage College Red Invitational, besting his previous record of 7-0 1/4 from the 2013 season.

Carthage coach, Brett Witt, credits James’ success with his commitment to become a student of the sport and focus on it completely. James is the #1 Division III high jumper in the country and is the only athlete to jump at least 7-0 this season.