ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
CSUF Cross Country Runner Perseveres On and Off the Track
Sept. 27, 2016
Former La Mirada High School star, Samantha Huerta, now dons her cleats running for John Elders, head coach of the Titans cross country and track. She shares her story of overcoming obstacles, including family substance abuse, to achieve a 3.8 GPA upon graduation. Now a freshman majoring in kinesiology at CSUF, Huerta previously had kept her personal struggles a secret, wanting others to know her instead by who she is as a person, as a student and as a runner. Continue reading in the Orange County Register.