Ivan Dorantes
Ivan Dorantes
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Whittier, Calif.
High School: Whittier HS
Position: Distance

High School
Dorantes made second team All-League his junior year at Whittier high school...Was the runner-up his sophomore year in the 1600m...Was an Athletic Scholar throughout high school...Graduated with honors.

Personal
Son of Luis and Margarita Dorantes...Has three siblings, Luis who runs track and field for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo University...Brenda and Wendy who is also a runner at Whittier high school...Chose to attend UCSB so that he could compete with the best...In his free time he enjoys playing soccer, football, golf and X-Box...Lists The Dark Knight and Gladiator as his favorite movies...Listens to The Strokes, MGMT, The Beatles and Taylor Swift...Names "1984" by George Orwell and "It's Not About the Bike" by Lance Armstrong as his favorite books...Lists Ryan Hall, Kobe Bryant, Lionel Messi and El Gerouj as his favorite athletes.

High School Bests
1600m - 4:34
3200m - 9:50
5000m - 15:56