Changkuoth Jiath has signed a new two year contract extension with Hawthorn.
He is now contracted until the end of the 2024 season.
Jiath has played 23 games for the Hawks after being selected as a rookie being part of the Hawthorn NGA.
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National Recruiting & List Manager Mark McKenzie was pleased at the key re-signing.
“CJ showed some really impressive form last year and has emerged as one of our most promising players,”
“He took his progression to the next level in 2021, with his commitment to his craft really shining through.”
“He possesses great athleticism and speed, while demonstrating a real willingness to take the game on.”
“He also plays a massive role within the culture of our club, he is well-respected amongst his peers, the broader playing group and coaches.” McKenzie said.
Jiath averaged 20.2 Disposals, 5.8 Marks & 1.6 Tackles from 16 games in 2021.