- HometownSimi Valley, CA
- Prev. SchoolMoorpark College
2016 (Volleyball) - Season Stats Enhanced Stats
Appeared in all 30 matches and 116 sets as the primary libero during the inaugural NCAA men’s volleyball season at CLU as a junior…made his CLU debut against CSUN (Jan. 20)…finished the season with 281 digs, 42 assists, 18 kills, seven service aces, and one block…team leader in digs…set a career-high with 20 digs against Wittenberg (Jan. 29).
Graduated in 2015…played two years of volleyball…earned First Team All-League, was Team MVP, and was Moorpark’s John Keever award winner…also was in the top five in state for number of digs.
Simi Valley High School
Graduated in 2012… played four years of varsity volleyball and two years of varsity basketball for the Pioneers…tied the school record for the most three pointers made in a single game, tally nine.
Full name: Jamal Balkhi…born on December 5, 1993 in Los Angeles, Calif…parents are Moiz and Sharon Balkhi… has two siblings, Asdam (29) and Shakila (26) who played collegiate volleyball…majoring in Biology…career goal is to become a Biomechanical Engineer...greatest personal sports moment was having the game winning kill as a DS…chose CLU because of the small class sizes, the new volleyball program, and it is close to home.
Movie(s): All Pixar movies (except Brave) and Pokemon Mewtwo Strikes Back
Music: Porter Robinson, Issues, Bring Me the Horizon
Food: Anything with Cheese!
Sport (Other than what you play): Basketball and scootering
Pro Team: Los Angeles Clippers
Pro Athlete: Blake Griffin
Book(s): Harry Potter
Number: 13 or 15
Super Hero: Deadpool
TV Shows: Spongebob and Family Guy
Video Game: Pokemon
Quote: “I see now that the circumstances of one's birth are irrelevant; it is what you do with the gift of life that determines who you are” –Mewtwo
Hobbies/Special Talents: Really good at riding a Scooter
Something you would not know about him: He is right handed but shoots left handed in basketball.
If he could travel anywhere it would be: Australia and New Zealand