Carlos Mendoza
Carlos Mendoza
Height: 5-8
Weight: 115
Year: Soph
High School: Highland
Major: Kinesiology

Cerritos College Cross Country (2015): Competed at the CCCAA State Championships and came in 70th place with a time of 21:52.4 to lead the team, while his time of 22:12.31 earned him a team-leading 59th place at the Southern California Championships… Posted a seventh place time of 23:15.5 at the South Coast Conference Championships and finished in 16th place with a clocking of 22:34.6 at the Brubaker Invitational… Earned 41st place at the Golden West Invitational with a time of 22:35.2 and was 47th at the SoCal Preview Meet in a time of 22:25.9…Had a time of 22:12.8 at the Fresno Invitational to come in 44th place and opened the season with a 70th place time of 27:29.63 at the Mark Covert Open…..

Cerritos College Track & Field (2016): Competed in the 800 meters (2:39.05), 1500 meters (4:22.12), 3000 meters (9:57.64), 5000 meters (16:20.71) and 3000 meter steeplechase (10:29.34)…..

Highland HS: High school is located in Palmdale, CA… Spent four years on the cross country team and recorded a personal best time of 16:06 in a 5K race and placed ninth at the Golden League Championships… Earned the Most Valuable Runner award as a senior, as well as the Coaches Award his junior year, Most Improved Runner as a sophomore and Rookie of the Year his freshman season… Team came in second place in the league three years in a row… Also on the track and field team for four years and specialized in the 1600 meters (4:35.0)…..

Personal: Most memorable moment was when he turned in his best cross country time… Would like to transfer to UC Santa Barbara and aspires to be a physical therapist… Hobbies include running and eating… Is the son of Bertha Carrillo… Born in Los Angeles, CA on April 18, 1997…..

Favorite Athlete:  Mohamed Farah           Favorite Movie:  “The Maze Runner”
Favorite Food:  Pizza                                Favorite TV Show: “Spongebob Squarepants”