CIAA Athlete Student Spotlight: Shaw’s Jaleel Scroggins

From the CIAA:

This week, we kick off the CIAA Student-Athlete Spotlight by featuring Jaleel Scroggins of Shaw University. Scroggins is a senior football student-athlete from Raleigh, NC. He is a business administration major with a concentration in accounting and maintains a 3.35 grade point average.

Athletic Accomplishments:

Football – 2017 CIAA All-Rookie Team Selection
Football – 2017 All-CIAA First Team Selection
Football – 2018 All-CIAA Honorable Mention
Football – 2019 All-CIAA First Team Selection

Something unique most people wouldn’t know about you: 

“I’m ambidextrous!”

Your goals or plans after finishing school:

“I want to continue to play football professionally. If that does not work out, I want to join my aunt’s accounting firm.”

Your greatest inspiration:

“My greatest inspiration is my daughter because she gave me a new life.”

What do you love the most about being a student-athlete your school?

“I love my HBCU’s environment. Also, I enjoy being able to develop life-long friendships with my teammates, whom are like brothers, and playing the game I love.”

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