Catching Up With ... Jacqui Duarte

The guest in our latest Catching Up With ... interview is Jacqui Duarte, a senior at Chino Hills High (SS), who is the defending CIF-State champion at 1600m on the track and recent USC commit. Jacqui is a two-time CIF-Southern Section Division I champion for 1600m and also was a double CIF-SS champion as a sophomore in 2019, also winning the 800m. Duarte, an elite soccer player, suffered a torn ACL in the fall of 2019 that required months of rehabilitation. In our interview, she talks about the injury, her recovery, her current state of fitness, and the long road to getting back on the track. 


News article about her injury

Race video - 2019 Girls 1600m State Final