Emerald Egwim  
Emerald Egwim

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Eagan, Minn.

High School:
Eagan HS

Position:
Sprints

Birthdate:
11/27/1995


High School: A 2014 graduate of Eagan High School • two-time all-state honoree • nine-time Minnesota State Class AA state meet participant in the 100m (2011, 2012, 2013), 200m (2011, 2012, 2013), 4x200m (2014) and 4x400m (2013, 2014) • 14-time South Suburban Conference champion from 2009 to 2014 • holds school records in the 200m and 4x400m relay • placed 10th in the 100m at the state meet as a freshman, sophomore and junior • earned a career-best fourth-place finish in the 200m at the state meet as a junior • Triple "A" award winner for academics, athletics and arts • academic all-state honoree • National Honor Society member.

Personal: Born November 27, 1995 • guardians are Ngozi Akubuike and Femi Akanni • has one brother, Isaac • finished second at 2013 National Speech and Debate Association tournament • X-Factor participant • plays the alto saxophone • undecided on a major.