Men's Cross Country

Benjamin Arrendondo

Benjamin Arrendondo

  • Year:
  • Hometown:
    Sylmar, Calif.
  • High School:
    Grover Cleveland
Academic Major/Minor:
Undeclared / Japanese

Career Highlights:

Whittier College
* Dean's List
* Student-Athlete Award

High School
* No. 1 in 4 x 800 Relay Exhibition (2016), L.A. City Finals (T&F)
* Boy's Varsity Team Qualifiers, L.A. City Finals (XC 2016)
* Qualifier to L.A. City Finals (2017 in 1600m)
* Scholar Athlete Award
* Valedictorian of H.S. Class

Why Whittier College:
Great financial aid; close to home; previous Whittier team had made it to Nationals

Parents: Erica and Jose Arrendondo
Sylmar, Calif. 
Previous School:
Grover Cleveland High School
Dance Dance Revolution, Video Games (Particularly Nintendo games like Mario, Pokemon, etc.)
Admired Athlete:
Justin Hazell (Amazing athlete who we competed with in H.S.; it's awesome that we had a CA State XC Champion so local to us, especially in our time)