Northeast Florida — 2A-District 3 Pacesetter
Name: Saeid Ejmali.
School, grade & weight class: Ridgeview, junior, 138.
Accomplishments: Won his second 2A-Region 1 title, and first with the Panthers, with two pins and two decisions on the weekend.
Favorite food: Chicken alfredo.
Favorite restaurant: La Nopalera.
Favorite TV show: Flo.
Favorite movie: Avatar.
Favorite subject in school: Math.
Favorite college/university: Edinboro University.
Favorite wrestler: David Taylor.
Favorite athlete (non-wrestler): Michael Phelps.
Best tournament/dual experience: Second region title.
Favorite thing about wrestling: The grind.
Least favorite thing about wrestling: The mornings.
When I’m not wrestling, I am most likely… : Watching Flo.
Coach Bryson Barker on Ejmali: “Saeid has been a blessing to our room and the culture of pushing the pace. His unbelievable motor and drive to be a true student of the sport has helped all of our freshmen in the room. He is looking forward to continuing his success inside the classroom and achieving his goal of collegiate wrestling after his senior year.”
Parents: Ali Ejmali & Farah Ghodai, Orange Park.
The Pacesetter feature will be a recurring weekly feature through the end of the season in the second week of March. Have a nomination you’d like us to spotlight? Wrestlers must have exemplary record on the mat and character and sportsmanship off it as well. Drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org with your nomination. Thank you for your support!