Melanie

Jaffe

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Varsity
Year: Junior
Hometown: Danville, CA
High School: San Ramon Valley HS
Club: Oakland Strokes Rowing Club
Major: Speculative Design
Experience: High School

Bio

HIGH SCHOOL
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.

PERSONAL
Born March 28 in Moscow, Russia ... Mother went to Bryn Mawr and father went to UC Berkeley ... Has two brothers ... Speculative Design major at Sixth College ... Plans to get a job as an augmented reality designer at a programming company in California after graduating from UC San Diego ... Most memorable rowing moment was placing third at regionals with some of her closest friends ... Top UC San Diego moment was going to the beach and surfing with teammates on their day off ... Likes art and surfing ... Roots for the Oakland A's and Golden State Warriors .... Favorite athlete is Lindsey Vonn ... Listens to Mallrat, Mac Miller, and Frank Ocean ... Loves the Pirates of the Caribbean movies and Rocky ... Enjoys California burritos from Taco Stand ... One thing most people don't know about her is that she was adopted from Russia ... Uses Instagram.

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NCAA Rowing Championships Highlights
Interview: Colin Truex
Varsity 4 Repechage Finish