Jonas Aranda
Jonas Aranda
Year: Senior
Hometown: Perth, Western Australia
High School: Aquinas College
Position: Middle Distance
Major: Applied Mathematics
House Affiliation: Quincy

Personal Bests:
400 Meters – 50.91
500 Meters - 1:05.13
800 Meters  1:50.00
1,000 Meters - 2:25.85
1,500 Meters  3:59.22
Mile - 4:06.86
3,000 Meters  8:34.51

Hit a career-best in the 400m with a 50.91 at the UMass Lowell Invitational (Mar. 31) … Finished the 500m with a career-high 1:05.13 at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational (Feb. 9-10).

Finished fourth at Ivy League Outdoor Heps in 4x800 relay (7:32.96)...Ran a career-best time of 2:25.85 during the indoor season at the BU Season Opener.

All-Ivy League first team (indoor 4x800 relay) … Ran a career-best time of 2:32.82 in the indoor 1000 at the 2016 Cornell Southern Tier Collegiate Open to finish first in the race … Posted a season-best time of 1:50.82 in the indoor 800 at the BU Scarlet and White meet … Ran a season-best 4:25.20 in the indoor mile at the 2016 Rod McCravy Memorial Track & Field Meet … Finished second in the outdoor 800 at the annual Harvard vs. Yale meet, running a 1:53.81 … Posted a season-best time in the outdoor 1500 at the Raleigh Relays, running a 4:05.87.  

Record holder in the 800m with a time of 1:51.31 at the Beantown Challenge ... Placed fifth overall in the 800m with a time of 1:51.98 at indoor Heps ... Placed fifth in the 4x880y relay with a time of 7:40.07 at indoor Heps ... Finished second overall in both the 800m (1:50.00) and in the 4x880y relay (7:40.75) at HYP ... Placed fourth in the 4x800m with a time of 7:26.62 at outdoor Heps. 

Before Harvard
Captained the 2013 Public Schools Association team … 2011 1,500m run U16 National Champion … 2012 1,500m run U17 third-place finisher … Took second in the  U17 800m run … 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival 800m run and 1,500m run runner-up … 2013 U18 state cross country champion … PSA Open record holder in the 1,500m run and 400m dash.