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David Bean

David Bean

  • Year:
  • Hometown:
    La Habra, Calif.
  • High School:
    Sacramento State
  • Position:
    Pole Vault

Get to Know your Poet……….

Q: At what age did you begin doing track & field?

A: 14; I saw the pole vaulters doing cart wheels, and my best friend pointed out that it looked better then running.

Q: What’s your favorite food(s)?

A: Pizza

Q: What’s your favorite music/band?

A: Beach House or Linkin Park

Q: What is your favorite quote?

A: "Not all those who wander are lost."- JRR Tolkien

Q: What is your favorite movie?

A: The Iron Giant

Q: Why did you choose Whittier College?

A: For the intimate atmosphere and admirable leaders

Q: What part of Whittier College track & field do you like the most?

A: Not running

Q: Who is your favorite sports hero?

A: Yelena Isinbaeva

Personal Information:

Parents Names: James and Michelle Bean

Siblings Names: Charles and James Bean

Hometown: Whittier, CA

Previous School Attended: Sacramento State

Major: English