Independence H.S.: A three-year letterwinner for Independence ... first team All-Ohio as a senior after being named first team all-conference and second team All-Ohio as a junior ... named Top 10 player to watch for in Northeast Ohio by USA Today High School Sports ... broke school record with 43 RBI to go along with six home runs, five triples and a .468 average as a junior ... tallied a .523 on-base percentage and slugged .809 in 2012.
Personal: J.P. is the son of Vic and Diana DiGeronimo and Julius and Sarah Sorma ... has four siblings, Victor, Charlotte, Nina and Ruby.
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