J.D. Kieffer
J.D. Kieffer
Height: 6-1
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Glendale, CA
High School: St. Francis
Position: Distance
Major: Mathematical Economics
College: Pomona

At Pomona-Pitzer: Completed his senior season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Track and Field teams…Ran in the 10000 meters at the SCIAC Championships in 2015, finishing 11th (33:38.56)...Also ran in the 5000 for the Sagehens as well at SCIACs, finishing with a personal best 16:04.75...SCIAC All-Academic team...Also a member of the Men's Cross Country team.

2016: SCIAC All-Academic team.

High School: Attended St. Francis High School in La Canada, where he was a member of the cross country and track teams…Was a Cross Country All-Mission League second team selection…Served as team captain and earned team MVP honors…Had a top 5K time of 15:59 and a top three-mile time of 15:54…Class valedictorian…Academic Hall of Fame all four years…Member of Spanish Honors Society and an International AP Scholar.

Personal: Attends Pomona College, where he majors in mathematical economics…Has one younger brother…Lists running, reading and learning foreign languages as his hobbies…Kobe Bryant, Derrick Rose and Steve Prefontaine are his favorite athletes…Lists The Stand by Stephen King as his favorite book and Gladiator and Lord of the Rings as his favorite movies…Barack Obama and Theodore Roosevelt are the public figures he most admires…Chose Pomona “because it felt like home away from home as soon as I stepped on campus.”