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From Michigan to Miles

Jerris A. Baker takes his Downriver Values to Arizona and now to Alabama

 

Jerris A Baker displaying a sampling of the many awards he has won playing golf

The grandson of a lifelong River Rouge resident and retired Detroit Public School teacher, Beatrice Baker has changed sports completely.

Jerris A. Baker grew up in the River Rouge/Southwest Detroit area attending CMA Southgate. He played for Coach Lance's Championship Jr. Panthers football team, Coach Slack's Championship Jets little-league baseball team and was an original member of Coach Hick's Championship Pistons basketball team before moving to Tempe, AZ. He was exposed to golf through Ms. Johnson's Hollywood Golf Academy. He went on to play golf for McClintock High School, where he...



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