Jesse Cai
Jesse Cai
Height: 6-0
Year: Fr.
Hometown: McLean, Va.
High School: Thomas Jefferson Science and Technology
Event: Sprints

Coach's Comments: "Jesse has it in him to be a great collegiate sprinter.  With his attitude and work ethic, he makes us better immediately."



  • 100m: 11.57 at Rossi Relays
  • 200m: 22.88 at PLNU Invite
  • 400m: 51.37 at Pomona-Pitzer Invitational

Research and STEM Activities
Three time Siemens Competition Semifinalist...Published "Functional Hot Mode Electron Transfer Theory" in the Journal of Physical Chemistry...Siemens Competition Regional Finalist.

Prior to Caltech
Ap Scholar with Distinction...4 year Varsity Athlete...2 year track captain...8x All-Conference...2x All-Region...Qualified with team for New Balance Outdoor Nationals.

Son of Jason Cai and Judy Yu...Has one younger sister, Jenna