ross smith

Height: 6'0"

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Class: Junior

Hometown: Olathe, KS

 

High School: Heritage Christian Academy

Freshman

Ran numerous 5k’s and 8k’s throughout the year … Got like 19th in a D3 8K race with a time of 29:50 … Holds a personal best of 4:30 in the 1,500 meters and doesn’t want to talk about his other times.

 

High School

Ran Track for four years and Cross Country for three … Didn’t take running seriously until Junior year ... Has many, many achievements ... Won the “Most Improved” award twice … Led the mile for the first three and a half laps at Regionals and then finished fifth … Made State his Senior year in the 3,200 meters ... Was the Captain of the two person cross country team his Senior year.

 

Personal

Son of Steve and Brenda … Is a brother to a brother and two sisters ... Born and raised in the beautiful state of Kansas ...  Hobbies include running, listening to country music with the windows down, pretending to know how to play the ukulele, getting A’s in all of his classes, and being around people ... Aspirations include but are not limited to being able to function on less than six hours of sleep consistently, learning how to play the ukulele, breaking four minutes in the mile in medical school, and becoming fluent in Spanish ... Holds a strong belief that mangoes are best enjoyed after a long run in the heat, and that milk should be drank whole.