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  Andre Harris

Andre Harris

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Grand Rapids, Mich.

Last College:
Grand Rapids C.C.

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185

Position:
OF

B/T:
R/R

Previous College: Earned two letters at Grand Rapids Community College ... Earned Second Team All-Michigan Community College Athletic Association honors in 2009 ... Hit a hefty .418 (59-for-141) with 43 runs, 15 doubles, six homers and 55 RBI as a sophomore ... Posted an impressive .480 on-base percentage and added 11 stolen bases ... Went 8-for-11 with 2 homers and grand slam during the MCCAA Tournament ... Hit .321 (25-for-78) with 16 runs, 10 doubles, a homer and 18 RBI while appearing in just 27 games as a freshman ... Helped team win the MCCAA and earn a spot at the NJCAA World Series in 2008 ... Spent 2007 at Wayne State, a Division II program in Michigan where he was redshirted ... Earned Dean's List honors in both semesters in 2008-09 and finished with an associate degree in arts.

High School: A three-sport athlete at Creston High School ... A MHSBCA Second Team All-State honoree as a senior in 2006, as he hit .474 with four homers, 40 RBI, 13 doubles and four triples ... Earned four letters for the Polar Bears and was a two-time all-city and all-district selection ... Hit .478 with 43 hits, 10 doubles and 28 RBI as a junior ... Also earned two letters each in basketball and football, earning two all-city honors in basketball and one all-city recognition in football ... Captain of all three sports as a senior and earned admittance into the National Honor Society and Who's Who Among American High School Students.

Personal: Born on Nov. 20, 1988 ... Parents are Arthur and Merdis Harris ... Has an older brother, Arthur, Jr., and an older sister, Keiwanna ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies ... His father, Arthur, played baseball at Mississippi Valley State (1969-74) and his older brother, Arthur, Jr., played football at Central State (1992-93) ... Enjoys playing video games, bowling and basketball ... Favorite food is barbecue ... Favorite movies are "Training Day" and "Life" ... Favorite TV shows are "The Game" and "SportsCenter" ... Favorite actor is Will Smith ... Favorite actress is Megan Good ... Favorite musical artist is Lil Wayne ... Favorite baseball player is Curtis Granderson ... Admires his parents ... Dream job is to play baseball professionally.

 
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