|High School:||Bishop Blanchet HS|
2007: Redshirt season.
Bishop Blanchet HS: First Team All-Metro and honorable mention All-State in 2006. Won Golden Boot Award from Emerald City FC 88 club team, helping squad win state title and finish second in region.
Personal: C.J.'s parents are John and Annmarie Hamel. Born April 1, 1989, he is majoring in criminal justice.