Selected by the Anaheim Angles in the 20th round of the 2003 MLB Amateur Draft.
Graduated from Buchanan High School in Clovis, Calif., where he earned four letters in baseball for coach Tom Donald ... 2003 Buchanan Athlete of the Year ... Holds Buchanan single season records in hits, home runs and runs scored ... Team captain his senior season ... Named second team All-American by Baseball America after his senior year ... Hit .534 with 11 home runs, 15 doubles, 31 RBIs, 14 stolen bases and 52 runs scored in 2003 ... California Interscholastic Federation Player of the Year in 2003 ... 2003 Fresno Bee Player of the Year ... Tri-City Athletic Conference 2003 Player of the Year ... 2003 first team all-state ... Hit .468 with 50 runs scored his junior year ... 2002 first team all-CIF and all-TCAC ... Was named all-state his junior year ... Was named the Fresno Easter Classic MVP in both 2001 and '02 ... Also earned three letters in football as a quarterback, wide receiver, safety, place kicker and punter for coach Mike Vogt ... TCAC Offensive Player of the Year his senior season ... First team All-TCAC safety his junior year ... All-CIF and all-city his senior year in football ... Honor roll member all four years of high school.
Played for the Bayside Yankees in the summer of 2003 ... Participated at the 2002 Area Code Games in Long Beach, Calif.
Full name: Jason Thomas Donald ... Born: 9/4/84 in Modesto, Calif. ... Son of Tom and Debbie Donald ... Father played football at Cal Poly ... Has a younger sister, Katie, and brother, Sammy ... Undecided in area of academic pursuit.