Hometown: Somerville, Mass.
Sport: Men’s basketball
Fru Che is a sophomore member of the Men’s Basketball team. Originally from Somerville, Massachusetts, Fru attended Brooks School in North Andover, Massachusetts before coming to Amherst College. In November of the 2018-2019 season, Fru started all four games for the Mammoths. He played an average of 16.75 minutes per game and averaged 8.75 points per game. Last winter, Fru played in all 26 games for the team and had an average of 8.2 points per game. At Brooks School, Fru worked as a student mediator and helped run several Special Olympics events. Now at Amherst, Fru meets weekly with young athletes as a mentor and “big brother” figure. Additionally, he helps coach young basketball players as a part of Coach Hixon’s Western Massachusetts Basketball Camp. Next summer, Fru will be interning for a magistrate judge. Fru’s favorite part of the Amherst College community is having the opportunity to meet a diverse group of people and the view from Memorial Hill. Congrats Fru!