Future Stars Spotlight: JoJo Jourdon (Olympus)

2022 Outdoor Rankings for JoJo Jourdon

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How did you first get started running?
I started running in 6th-grade cross country for fun

Why did you choose to be a Distance Runner?
I ran cross country and never tried sprinting

What do you remember about your first high school race? 
I remember running with my teammates and having a great time

What has been your most memorable race to date?
My most memorable race was running the 3200 under the lights at Arcadia

What are some goals you wish to accomplish by your senior year?
 I would love to break 9 in the 3200

What has been some good advice that you have received from your older teammates?
Just to have a good time and enjoy running

Were there any struggles adjusting to the high school level?
I didn't have any, my teammates made me feel very welcomed

What kind of improvements do you want to make or things to focus on for the next school year?
I would like to focus on not looking back while racing

What advice would you give to the incoming freshman for next season?
My advice would be just to have fun with your team and stay healthy

Fun questions:

Favorite Food?
Pasta Carbonara

Favorite Movie?

Favorite song?
Hips Don't Lie by Shakira

If you could have 1 superpower, what would it be? 
Never get cold

What's one fun fact about you?
I played tennis for 7 years and quit last year