Jani Valtonen Forward
5-9 • 135
Aurajoen Lunio HS
FINLAND: Played for some of the top amateur club teams
in his native Finland... As a youth played for the Finnish Youth Championship
team in 1996... Came to Cal State Fullerton for this, his senior year, because
of an exchange student contract with his university in Finland.
PERSONAL: Born on Sept. 19, 1979, in Turku, Finland...
Parents are Markku and Heli Valtonen of Turku... Has an older sister, Jenni
(22), and a younger brother, Juho (14)... Finance major... Enjoys following
the financial and stock markets as well as traveling... Credits his father
for having the most influence on his soccer career, getting him off on the