Melanie Jaffe

A graduate of San Ramon Valley High School in Danville ... Earned 2015-16 Most Improved award ... Rowed for the Oakland Strokes Rowing Club ... Also competed in track and field.

Born March 28 in Moscow, Russia ... Mother went to Bryn Mawr and father went to UC Berkeley ... Has two brothers ... A visual arts major in Sixth College ... Most memorable moment was rowing in the L8 in her senior year and winning against rivals in the last 1000 meters ... Strives to become an industrial engineer ... Likes art and surfing ... Roots for the Oakland A's and Golden State Warriors ... Likes music from Beyonce ... Favorite movie is Breakfast and Tiffany's ... One thing most people don't know about her is that she was adopted from Russia.

Position: Novice
Year: Junior
Hometown: Danville, CA
High School: San Ramon Valley HS
Major: Visual Arts
Experience: High School
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