Juan Adame
Juan Adame
Height: 6'2"
Year: JR
Hometown: Sylmar, CA
High School: Sylmar Math/Science Technology Magnet
Event: Distance

As a Sophomore (2012-2013):

Cross Country -- Was consistently one of the scoring runners for the Beavers ... Posted best 8K time at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational (28:44) ... His 29:03 finish at the SCIAC Championship propelled him to a personal season best third place finish among Caltech finishers

Track/Field -- His time of 10:51.48 in the 3000 meter steeplechase is the 10th best time in Caltech history ... Had season best times in the 5000 meter (17:17.98) and 1500 meter (4:35.07) runs at the SCIAC Championships

As a First-Year (2011-2012):

Cross Country - Competed in all six of Caltech’s meets during his Freshman season…Posted his best mark of the year at the NCAA West Regionals when he had a 29:36 in the 8K race…Posted a 23:40 time in his Caltech debut at the Redlands invitational 6K race

High School:

Member of the cross country and track and field teams in high school


Math major...Came to Caltech because of strong academic reputation...Interested in getting PhD after graduatio...His best athletic achievement was running a sub-5 minute mile...His favorite athletes are the Brownlee brothers and Jan Frodeno...His biggest influences have been Richard Feynman and Alistair Brownlee...His best research project has been "LHC-Gravilon Search"...His hobbies include Triathlon, music and German entertainment...Son of Soraya and Martin...Has four siblings named Martin, Soraya, Camila, and Mario