WJBF Scholar Athlete: Aiken’s Jared Keklak

Scholar Athlete Award

Aiken high school senior Jared Keklak is a front-runner in the classroom and also for the Hornets track and cross country teams. Along with being a  3x all-region selection in cross country, Keklak is a memeber of the national honor society and near the top of his class. He’s also a great multi-tasker as he’s lapping you around the track.

” There are times during running where I think about countless problems,” said Keklak. “It’s important to, if there is something at school that you like and can make a career out of. It’s important not to be afraid to take steps to advance that so you have a good future”.

” He has this motto to do better and I know that drives him to continue to improve upon his athletic performances,” Michelle Keklak, Jared’s mother. “Ultimately he just wants to what his potential is”.

Keklak is signed to run for the D-I track and cross country team at USC Spartanburg. and of course will study applied mathematics and engineering.

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