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David Del Carmen

David Del Carmen

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    Huntington Beach, Calif.
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Get to Know your Poet……….

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

A: I began running track as a 9th grader at the age of 14 because I wanted conditioning for soccer, but then track became much more important.

Q: What’s your favorite food(s)?

A: Apples

Q: What’s your favorite music/band?

A: Alternative Rock

Q: What is your favorite quote?

A: "To give anyting less than your best is to sacrifice the gift." -Steve Prefontaine

Q: What is your favorite movie?

A: McFarland, USA

Q: Why did you choose Whittier College?

A: WC helped me so much financially I would be able to run track and cross country, and I like attending a small college.

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

A: I like the friendship, teamwork, and intensive training the most.

Q: Who is your favorite sports hero?

A: Landon Donovan

Personal Information:

Parents Names: Laura Saldana & Joel Del Carmen

Siblings Names: Joel, Diego, Ana, & Selena

Hometown: Huntington Park, CA

Previous School Attended: Bell High School

Major: Physics, Political Science

Minor: Spanish


*Best Distance Runner for High School