Gardena HS: Was a two-time 2nd Team All-Area, 2nd Team All-LA City, All-Marine League selection and team Most Valuable Player, while qualifying for the state championships as a senior… Finished second in the LA City Championships and 64th place at the state championships… Posted a personal best time of 15:11… As a junior, he took 153rd place at the state championships… While on the track and field team, he was named 1st Team All-Area and all-league as a senior… Won the league championship in the 800 meters (1:57.31) and 3200 meters (9:40.83) and placed second at the LA City Championships in the 800 meters, while taking 25th place at the state championships… Captured the league championship in the 800 meters, 1600 meters (4:28.5) and 3200 meters and came in fourth place at the LA City championships in the 800 meters his junior year… Placed first in the 1600 meters as a sophomore and came in third place as a freshman… Spent three years on the cross country team and four seasons on the track and field team…..
Personal: Most memorable moments were when he won his league championships in track and field and cross country, as well as turning in his personal best times… Would like to transfer to any Division I school… Aspires to be either a coach or physical therapist… His brother Hector (19) plays soccer at El Camino College… Nicknamed “Cris”… Is the son of Noelia Balcazar… Born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico on July 24, 1998…..
Favorite Athlete: Matthew Centrowitz, Jr. Favorite Movie: “Dope”
Favorite Food: Pasta Favorite TV Show: “Drake & Josh”
Favorite Book: “The Great Gatsby”