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


Personal:  

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