|Full name||Peter Ionatana Jack Umaga-Jensen|
|Date of birth||31 December 1997|
|Place of birth||Wellington, New Zealand|
|Height||187 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||102 kg (225 lb; 16 st 1 lb)|
|Notable relative(s)||Thomas Umaga-Jensen (Brother)|
Tana Umaga (Uncle)
Jerry Collins (Uncle)
Mike Umaga (Uncle)
Jacob Umaga (Cousin)
|Rugby union career|
Peter Ionatana Jack Umaga-Jensen (born 31 December 1997) is a New Zealand rugby union player who currently plays as an center or outside back for Wellington in New Zealand's domestic Mitre 10 Cup and for the Hurricanes in Super Rugby Aotearoa.
Early life and education
He attended Scots College in the city and won the Premier League 1 title with them in 2014.
Super Rugby career
After one season at provincial level, Umaga-Jensen was signed up by defending Super Rugby champions, the Hurricanes ahead of the 2017 Super Rugby season. He made his debut against the Reds in 2018, but had a hard time with injuries. At end of the 2019 season he signed a new deal with the Canes that will keep him stay at the club until 2021.
In 2020, Umaga-Jensen established himself as first-choice 13 for the Hurricanes during the Super Rugby Aotearoa competition. He earned praise for his performances, in particular the win against the Blues and specially in the historic 34-32 victory over the Crusaders in Christchurch, where he dominated All Blacks incumbent Jack Goodhue. The match was specially significant since it ended the cantabrian's four-year unbeaten home run, the Crusaders first loss at home in 37 games since they were also beaten by the Hurricanes in July 2016.
New Zealand U20s
Umaga-Jensen was a member of the New Zealand Under 20 side which competed in the 2016 World Rugby Under 20 Championship in England where he scored a try in his only appearance. He also represented his country the following year, helping the New Zealand U20's win the 2017 Junior World Rugby Championship held in Georgia.
Peter's twin brother Thomas Umaga-Jensen has also represented Wellington at rugby at senior level and has played Super Rugby for the Highlanders. They are the nephews of former All Black captain Tana Umaga and the late former All Black Jerry Collins.
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