Alumnus Nehemiah inducted into NJSIAA Hall of Fame

Renaldo Nehemiah, Class of ‘77 ,was one of seven New Jersey athletes who were inducted into the NJSIAA Bollinger Hall of Fame on Dec. 2.  Nehemiah is known for his track career. He was once the top 110-meter hurdler in the world, and was the first man to run the hurdles in less than 13 seconds. Favored to win a medal in 1980 Olympics, he could not compete when the U.S. boycotted the summer Games.  He played wide receiver in the NFL for the San Francisco 49ers from 1982 to 1985, and was part of the Super Bowl XIX champion team. During his high school career, Nehemiah was named Prep Athlete of the Year, an award given to the top high school athlete.


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