Marco

Truqui

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Height: 6'0"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
High School: American School of Puerto Vallarta
Major: Structural Engineering
Experience: High School

Bio

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2017 graduate of the American School of Puerto Vallarta in Mexico ... Associated American School of Mexico All-League Athlete of the Year as a junior (2016) ... League records in the 100 meter, 200 and long jump ... Owns school record marks in the 100 and long jump ... High school won National High School Championship as a junior (2016) ... Played professional third-division soccer.

PERSONAL
Born Dec. 15 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico ... Mother attended Universidad Anahuac in Mexico and Father attended Universidad del Valle de Mexico ... Has an older brother Ernesto and younger sister Daniella ... Ernesto is a current striker for the University of San Diego soccer team ... Structural Engineering major at Muir College ... Career goal is to start own construction company in a beach or tourist location ... Most memorable track and field moment was winning his first gold medal in a 200 meter race at Monterey in the National American Schools' competition ... Top UC San Diego memory is going to the Conference Championships with the team and placing 10th in the long jump ... Loves dancing, chatting and playing soccer ... Roots for Club America ... Favorite athlete is Usain Bolt ... Loves the movie High School Musical 3 ... Favorite food is tacos al pastor.

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