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Portage's De Jesus to Play for Redhawks Volleyball


Portage High School Senior, Emileishka De Jesus, has committed to play volleyball at IU Northwest starting the Fall of 2018.

Emileishka started playing volleyball at the age of six, when she followed suit of her older brother. DeJesus earnd MVP honors her junior and senior year of high school at Portage along with MVP of her club team at the Diggz. She also earned the Heart of an Indian Award, student-athlete award, and tournament MVP for both the Oaklawn tournament and Chesterton Invite this year.

“I am looking forward to being able to play college volleyball while studying the major I have been looking forward to and also being close to home. I chose IU Northwest because I have heard from many people how great the college is especially in the Radiology field. IU Northwest fit perfectly for what I want to do” De Jesus said.

Head Coach Brian Erminger added, “Emileishka brings enthusiasm and skill to the game of volleyball. We are glad to have her as a member of this program.”

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