Jake Chanan is a senior at Deerfield High School. In 2016, Jake scored a perfect 1600 score on the SAT, a mark less than 600 out of every 1.67 million test takers achieve. Jake is seeking status as a National Merit semifinalist.
Jake is a mathlete, Scholastic Bowl team captain and baseball pitcher. He is #32 on the team. He has been an assistant travel baseball coach for kids ages 9-10 in Deerfield for the Deerfield Youth Baseball Association for three years. 
“In life and baseball, you can’t work yourself up and get too emotional,” Jake said of the SAT. “I just went in relaxed, wasn’t nervous and knew I was going to do my best. You’ll usually do worse if you go into something nervous.”