University of Iowa Athletics
AA

James Friedman

Height 5-7
Class Fr.
Hometown Salem, Ore.
High School West Salem

High School — Two-time state and regional champion… won the state title in 2019 with a score of 78, helping team to the state crown… won JO Nationals in 2018… member of the Honor Roll and AP distinction… personal bests: FX (13.5), Vault (14.3), Pommel (13.5), Rings (13.8), Parallel bars (13.3), High Bar (13.2), AA: 79… club coaches were Seth Smart and Mike Adsit at OMEGA Gymnastics.

Personal — Born Feb. 8, 2002, in Salem, Oregon… son of Scott Friedman and Jennifer Solberg… has an older brother, Clayton… club teammate of current Iowa freshman Zac Tiderman… majoring in biochemistry.