Photo courtesy of Albuquerque Academy

A UNM Alumnus and captain of the 2008 College Bowl team will soon be back in the national spotlight. 

Jason Zuffranieri, who led the UNM College Bowl team to a second-place finish 11 years ago, is competing on “Jeopardy!” Friday, July 19 at 6 p.m. on KRQE Channel 13. 

He’s been trying to get on the show for the last nine years. Zuffranieri currently works at Albuquerque Academy as a math teacher and coach of Science Bowl and Mathcounts.