AS A JUNIOR IN 2018
Won UC San Diego's Karen E. Reis Award for leadership and campus and community service ... CCAA Impact Award winner ... Triton Athletes' Council (TAC) Executive Board.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2017
USTFCCCA All-West Region (4x100 relay).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2016
USTFCCCA All-Region (4x100 relay) ... Qualified for the finals in the 100-meter (11.00) and 200 dash (22.16) at the CCAA Championships finishing in seventh and eighth place, respectively ... Was a member of the school record-breaking, second-place 4x100 relay team at the CCAA Championships.
A 2015 graduate of Yorba Linda High School ... Member of the soccer and track and field teams ... 2015 Century League - North Hills Division Most Valuable Sprinter ... Broke school records in 100 (10.96) and 200 (22.4) ... Century League - North Hills Division event champion in the 100, 200 and 4x400 ... Helped team to two Empire League titles in 2013-14 ... North Hills League champion in 2015 ... Also competed in soccer for the Mustangs and at the club level for Strikers FC of Whittier.
Born Aug. 21 in Placentia ... Parents are Darren and Roberta Dirks ... Has two sisters named Amanda and Mallory ... Amanda plays softball at Loyola Marymount ... Economics major at Marshall College ... Would like to get an MBA and pursue a career in the business/finance world after graduating from UC San Diego ... Hobbies include playing hockey, basketball and baseball with friends ... Fan of the Los Angeles Clippers and FC Barcelona ... Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant ... Enjoys music by The Black Keys and Kanye West.