Jon Santiago
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    Jon Santiago

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Kapolei, Hawaii

    High School:
    Kapolei

    Height:
    5-6

    Event:
    Javelin Throw

    JUNIOR (2010): Scored for the Falcons in the javelin throw at the Mountain West Conference Championships with a sixth-place throw of 183'7"...won the that event at the Front Range Classic (186'5")...was the runner-up at the Tom Benich Classic (188'5")...placed third at the Mason Spring Open with a throw of 190'3"...finished fourth at the Military Championships (180'1") and fifth at the Beach Invitational (184'6").

    SOPHOMORE (2009): Recorded a career-best javelin throw distance of 191'1" at the Mountain West Conference Championships...placed seventh at that meet...placed third at the Front Range Invitational, helping Air Force to four of the top five spots.

    FRESHMAN (2008): Competed in the javelin throw for the Falcons...posted a career-best distance of 183'5" at the first-ever Front Range Invitational...placed fifth at that distance, as Air Force took five of the top six places.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner in both football and baseball...earned all-state honors in football as a senior...also earned all-conference honors that year...played in the HUB Senior Bowl...also claimed all-conference honors in baseball as a senior...named Scholar-Athlete of the Year...served as president of the Interact Club...member of the National Honor Society.

    PERSONAL: Son of Jon and Joan Santiago...has three siblings, Trina, Aaron and Jodi...nicknames are "Santi" and "Bruddah"...majoring in economics...future plans include becoming a pilot...served as A-Flight Assistant Commander, Confidence Course Cadet-In-Charge, Athletic NCO and C-3 Element Leader...named to the Commandant's List for excellence in military performance...also named to the Dean's List and Athletic Director's List...hobbies include fishing, spear fishing, hanging out at the beach, lifting weights and golfing...spent the summer serving as the Confident Course CIC and working in the Summer Seminar Cadre...member of Cadet Squadron 28.

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