Jamie Sherburne

  • University: Maynooth University
  • Course: English
  • Club: Portlaoise Panthers
  • Age: 22


Hey everyone! My name is Jamie Sherburne and I am overjoyed to join the Sport Changes Life family! I am from Hudson New Hampshire, a small town 45 minutes north of Boston.  I attended Niagara University in New York to study and play division one basketball. In the four years playing for the women’s basketball team, I was selected to the All MAAC Academic Team each year and was a team captain during my junior and senior seasons. In December 2017, I graduated Cum Laude receiving a degree in Secondary English Education. I spent the second semester of my senior year, studying in the Literacy Graduate program at Niagara University and teaching seventh and eighth graders Religion and English Language Arts full-time at a private school.

I am beyond grateful for the opportunity to become a mentor, earn a master’s degree, and continue playing the sport I love. I have the privilege to attend Maynooth University where I will be playing and studying to earn a master’s degree in English.  I am honored in being selected as a Victory Scholar where I can make a difference and change lives through this program. As a teacher, I understand the impact we have on our youth and I am excited to become a role model and mentor for young people in Ireland. I have been truly blessed with coaches, mentors, and professors throughout my life and would love to become the same positive influence as those who inspired me.

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My Personal Blog

March 27th, 2019

New Balance

February 7th, 2019

Thank you Vermette

January 5th, 2019

It’s cool to compete

December 6th, 2018

Time for cheer

November 10th, 2018

#victory in action

November 5th, 2018

Mom takes Ireland

November 24th, 2018

Tournament in Ballybunnion

November 14th, 2018

More than the game.

November 14th, 2018

Back at it again

November 14th, 2018

It’s time to say goodbye