Poli Baltazar Snapshot

Poli Baltazar

Age: 18.

Family: Mother, Geneva; brothers, Juan and Jose; sister, Jeanna.

Favorite classes: Weight training, science, history.

Role model: Leo Monzano, a middle-distance runner for Team Nike. “Because he’s 5-foot-5 and he’s Hispanic.”

High school runners most admired: Elma High School’s Todd Jackson and Chehalis’ Dakota Parker.

Hobbies: Skateboarding and longboarding.

Favorite food: Avocado salad from Red Robin.