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Birthday bio: Happy birthday Jamel Sekoe White

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Jamel Sekoe White. Image credit: Deaflympics

Happy 31st birthday to American Deaflympic basketball player Jamel Sekoe White!


White is a three-time Summer Deaflympian, representing the United States at the 2005, 2009 and 2013 Games where he has picked up a pair of gold medals and a bronze. He has been twice named Most Valuable Player of the USADB national championships.

From San Antonio, Texas, he attended Gallaudet University, graduating in 2010 with a degree in communications.

Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2569 Articles)
Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

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