CANES BASEBALL ALUM AND MLB VETERAN PLAYER DANNY VALENCIA TALKS ABOUT HIS TIME AT UM, PLAYING FOR 7 DIFFERENT MLB TEAMS AND HIS UPCOMING TRIP TO THE SUMMER OLYMPICS IN TOKYO WITH TEAM ISRAEL ON THE BEHIND THE U PODCAST

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CJ Kayfus

position

Infield/Outfield

Height

5-11

Weight

189 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Wellington, Fla.

High School

Palm Beach Central

High School: Four-year varsity letterman, playing final three seasons at Palm Beach Central after beginning prep career at Cherry Creek…As a senior, batted .556 with four triples, two homers and 13 RBI…Helped Palm Beach Central reach state final four in 2019…Named all-district first baseman in 2018-19…Selected as team MVP following sophomore season and named hitter of the year as a junior.

Personal: Son of David and Haika Kayfus…Majoring in business management.