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2012 Day 12 - Ijumaa “EJ” Armstrong, Jr.

Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 12:56 pm
by BigWave96744
Ijumaa “EJ” Armstrong, Jr.
Class: Freshman
Position: Safety
HT/WT: 5’ 8’’ / 170 lbs


- Redshirted

A 2011 graduate of Culver City High School in California...a two-year starter for Culver while playing both sides of the ball as a receiver and safety…a two-time all-league and all-conference a senior, ranked 10th in the league in total tackles with 56…as a junior, led the team in interceptions with four and recorded 67 tackles...received team Rookie of the Year and Ironman Awards...also played one year of varsity at Verbum Dei High School where he was honorable mention honor roll student.



Ijumaa Armstrong, Jr was born on September 21, 1992 in Los Angles, Calif... intends to major in interdisciplinary studies...has one younger brother...parents are Ijumaa and Nicole Armstrong of Los Angeles, Calif.

Fun Facts:
- Father played at Western Wyoming University
- Related to Gaston Green, who was a star running back UCLA, a 1st round draft pick for the LA Rams and later played for the Denver Broncos
- Attended the same HS as former Warriors Sean Butts and Channon Harris. Also Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, Suicidal Tendencies guitarist Rocky George, Chicago Cubs Darrin Jackson and NFL players Karl Paymah and Carnell Lake
- Ijumaa is Swahili for “Friday”
- Nickname is “EJ”

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Ladies and Gentlemen, this is Ijumaa “EJ” Armstrong, Jr.