Jamal Awad
Jamal Awad
Height: 5-8
Weight: 145
Year: Soph
High School: Warren / Downey (CA)
Major: Computer Engineering
Events: Distance, Steeplechase

Cerritos College Men’s Track & Field (2018): Qualified for the Southern California Prelims in the 3000 meter steeplechase (10:30.29) after coming in eighth place at the South Coast Conference Championships… Also competed in the 800 meters (2:08.88), 1500 meters (4:24.35), 1-mile (4:51.16) and 3000 meters (9:51.61)…..

Cerritos College Men’s Cross Country (2018): Finished in 101st place at the CCCAA State Championships with a time of 22:12.3, while his time of 21:08.2 put him in 64th place at the Southern California Championships… Earned a 22nd place finish at the South Coast Conference Championships with his time of 21:17.4, with his time of 27:25.3 putting him in 160th place at the Highlander Invitational… Finished in 53rd place at the Brubaker Invitational with his clocking of 22:33.4…..

Cerritos College Men’s Cross Country (2017): Came in 105th place at the Southern California Championships with a time of 23:18.2, while his time of 23.39.7 at the South Coast Conference Championships put him in 45th place… Had a time of 23:26.0 at the Mt. San Antonio Invitational earned him 72nd place, and he finished in 71st place at the Triton Classic with his time of 31:05.6… At the UNLV Invitational, he took 26th place in 20:27 and finished in 124th place at the SoCal Preview Meet in a time of 23:38.4… Placed 53rd at the Fresno Invitational with a time of 22:32.5…..

Warren HS: While on the track and field team, he specialized in the 800 meters (2:11.0), 1600 meters (4:48.0) and 3200 meters (10:30.0)… Helped lead the cross country team to consecutive San Gabriel Valley League championships… Posted a personal best time of 16:26 as a senior… Spent two seasons on the cross country and track and field teams…..

Personal: Would like to transfer to UC Irvine… Hobbies include playing soccer and driving… His brother Khalil (21) was his teammate last season… Has another sibling – Maryel (16)… Is the son of George Awad and Alis Abdullatif… Born in Homs, Syria on November 11, 1999…..

Favorite Athlete:  Sydney McLaughlin               Favorite Movie:  “Fast & Furious”
Favorite Food:  Middle Eastern                         Favorite TV Show:  “White Collar”
Favorite Book: The Great Gatsby”