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Javontae Jean-Baptiste

DE

Player profile

  • Height 6-5
  • Weight 245
  • Hometown Oradell, N.J.
  • Last School Bergen Catholic
  • Year Rs.-Freshman

High School Overview: Javontae Jean-Baptiste was a four-star prospect and top-10 rated prospect (No. 6) in the state of New Jersey … played defensive line for Bergen Catholic High School – but is ranked among the Top 16 outside linebacker prospects – and head coach Nunzio Campanile, helping the school win the non-public Group IV state title this past fall … first team all-New Jersey and NJ.com’s Defensive Player of the Year … in the state championship game, had two sacks, two TFLs, two pass breakups and a forced fumble in a 44-7 win over St. Peter’s Prep … contributed two sacks against Mater Dei, the nation’s No. 1-ranked team … keyed a fourth-quarter come-from-behind win over rival Don Bosco Prep with a tackle for loss on a third-and-short late in the third quarter … two sacks and a forced fumble in a win over defending state champion Paramus Catholic … finished his senior season with 88 tackles, 14.5 TFL and 11.5 sacks … parents are Lisa Milhouse and Jerry Jean-Baptiste.