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Garrett Silva

Garrett Silva

  • Year:
  • Hometown:
    Whittier, Calif.
  • High School:
  • Position:
    Jumps/Pole Vault

Get to Know your Poet……….

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

A: 5; following my talents

Q: What’s your favorite food(s)?

A: Steak with potatoes and broccoli

Q: What’s your favorite music/band?

A: White Stripes, 7 Nation Army

Q: What is your favorite quote?

A: "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far."

Q: What is your favorite movie?

A: We were Soldiers or Big Fish

Q: Why did you choose Whittier College?

A: Close to home

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

A: The resources on campus and sports

Q: Who is your favorite sports hero?

A: Batman

Personal Information:

Parents Names: Mark & Rosean Silva

Siblings Names: Jeremy & Jacob

Hometown: Whittier, CA

Previous School Attended: California High School

Major: Social Work

Minor: Child Development


*Athlete of the Year

*Outstanding Vaulter/Jumper

*Coaches Award

*Star Athlete