- Aurora, CO
- High School:
- Cherry Creek
Get to Know your Poet……….
Q: At what age did you begin doing track & field?
A: Age 15 because I was inspired by my cousin who ran for our rival.
Q: What’s your favorite food(s)?
A: Pizza, fries, and burgers
Q: What’s your favorite music/band?
A: The 1975
Q: What is your favorite quote?
A: "The road to athletic greatness is not marked by perfection, but the ability to constantly overcome adversity and failure."
Q: What is your favorite movie?
Q: Why did you choose Whittier College?
A: Best option for me
Q: What part of Whittier College track & field do you like the most?
A: The team's culture.
Q: Who is your favorite sports hero?
A: Allyson Felix
Parents Names: Michael Ortiz and Lisa Ortiz
Siblings Names: Angela
Hometown: Whittier, CA
Previous School Attended: California High School
*HS Sr.-Most Outstanding Sprinter, Top Senior Athlete for Track, and el Rio League 200 Meter Champion (2017)