Luis Vargas | Men’s Elite Mile
College: NC State
1500m PR: 3:42.67
Mile PR: 4:08.04
5 Things About Me: Luis Vargas
- I have a 1-year old son that is very fluffy and best partner to go on doubles.
- In 2016, I was ranked top 2 in 4 different events on Mexico’s national list in Track and Field.
- I ate a scorpion when I was 3 years old thinking it was a toy and survived to tell the story.
- I help out with some accounting work at Wingswept, an IT company near Raleigh.
- I have met and talked to the creator of Apple, Steve Wozniak.
5 Fast Questions
- What actor would play the movie version of you? Gael García Bernal
- What did you want to be when you grew up? An astronaut, when I was at Elon my advisor shut me down on the idea of minoring in it, since there was no major.
- Favorite post-run drink or snack? Protein packed chocolate chip pancakes
- What was your AIM screenname? Myspace kind of guy at the time
- If you had a “walk up” song as you approached the starting line, what would it be? “Summer Sixteen” by Drake