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Passaic County Championship

Congratulations to Benae Johnson to win triple jump with a jump of 36’1 at the Passaic County Championship.  Girls 4x1 relay Akilah Williamson --BTMF, Benae Johnson- International, Christina Hines-  BTMF and Aminata Coulbaly-  STEM with a time of 50.2
Jadon Watson wins the high jump  jumping 6’6- second year

Congratulations to all of them who are now  all county champions.


Penn relays: Kennedy's Jadon Watson goes 6-9, wins watch as top Amercian high jumper

2017-18 Boys Basketball All-League

Jadon Watson

Jadon Watson of Stem Academy placed 5th in the High Jump clearing 6'10 3/4 inch at the New Balance National High School Championships, giving him All American honors. With that height he broke his own John F. Kennedy record and the Passaic County record which has been up for twenty three years. He ended the 2018 Track and Field indoor season ranked #1 in NJ and #8 in the US.

Paterson honors JFK basketball state champs of 1988

state chapms

Shakur Juiston

Graduate of Eastside HS, Shakur Juiston, is featured on many billboards in Las Vegas. He is the 2nd leading rebounder in the nation and last year was rated the number 1 Junior College player in America. He is now an integral starter for the UNLV Running Rebels.

Colon reaches 1000 points

JFK Knights senior Jaylen Colon racked up 24 points against Columbia
thus putting him into the elite 1000 career points club! Jaylen was also chosen “Player of the Game” at the 70 to 60 Kennedy win.

Female Athlete of the Week: Taniesha Gilbert, Kennedy

Cooper: Kennedy honoring North Jersey's last perfect basketball team

Male Athlete of the Week: Jadon Watson, Kennedy

JFK Records Big Win Against Bergen Tech

Kennedy running back Azmir Ivy isn't a secret anymore

Football: News and notes from around North Jersey

Boys Field Athlete of the Year: Jason Thobourne, Kennedy

Charlie McGill boys scholarship winner: Dayvon Robinson, Kennedy

Kennedy high jump duo Thobourne, Johnson cap careers with medals


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Contact Us

Anna J. Adams

Director of Physical Education, Athletics & Health Services
phone: 973 321-0719

Scott W. Durham

Supervisor of Athletics at John F. Kennedy High School
phone: 973 321-1000 x 50131

Anthony McGilchrist

Supervisor of Athletics at Eastside Campus
Phone: 973-321-1000 x 10515






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