|High School:||Campo Verde|
Name: Jacob Allen Shea Samford
Height: 6’ 1”
Hometown: Gilbert, AZ
High School: Campo Verde High School
Track and Field Background:
PRs: 10.84 100m, 6.91 60m, 21.52 200m, 48.62 400m
Track & Field Accomplishments: State runner up 200m, Meet of Champions 1st place 200m, Sun Angel Classic Champion 1st place 200m, Back to back Team State Champions 2018, and 2019 at Campo.
Parents: Lisa Samford, Patrick Samford
High School Coach: Ryan Freeman (Campo Verde)
Career Goal: Financially support myself and family
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite Music: 2000s pop and rap
Favorite Quote: “All the grinding in the dark will eventually shine in the light.”
Why I Compete: I love the pressure of competition and racing. I’ve loved running since I was little. I remember I’d try to race my Dad’s truck on foot every day before he left for work. Each day I’d hang with him a little bit longer, and a little bit longer. I live for the race.