Salute To Seniors: Jackson Henstrom (Corner Canyon)

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Name: Jackson Henstrom

School: Corner Canyon

 What was your most memorable race/throw/jump/vault/moment?

Most memorable race: Running 9:02 at Arcadia the atmosphere was so electric and the competition was insane

Who would you consider your biggest competition over your four years?

Biggest Competition: I was only in Utah for 2 years but I'd say someone who always pushed me was Seth Wallgren

What was your greatest accomplishment?

Winning state track the last 2 years

If you could do it all over again what would you change about your running career in high school?

I would probably start running track freshman year instead of starting junior year and I would have started taking it more seriously before junior year

What were the most difficult obstacles you had to overcome?

I had a ton of challenges but the biggest obstacle I had to overcome was missing all of senior xc this last year due to a stress fracture in my sacrum that put me out for 6 months. It was such a physical, emotional, and mental challenge and it set back for early track as well but I was able to overcome it and have a pretty good season

What will you miss the most?

I'll miss my teammates and messing around with them as well as early morning xc meets those just hit different

What advice would you give to younger athletes?

enjoy every moment of high school running and work as hard as you can because it will be over before you know it

What influence has your coach had with respect to your performance and overall life goals?

My coach has had a big impact on my performance and life goals. His training has helped to get the best out of me and helped me run faster than I ever thought I could have

What are your college plans?

I'm not sure where I'm running in college yet but I'm serving a 2-year mission in Tanzania first so hopefully, I'll be committed before I leave

 Who would you like to say thank you to?

I'd just like to give a big thanks to all the boys for pushing me these last few years and give my family a big shoutout especially my mom for being such a great support system through all my trials in the sport