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Diana Felix

6'0''
Height
Freshman
Class
Long Beach, Calif.
Hometown
St. Joseph
High School

2016-17
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Lettered

Background
• Rowed for Long Beach Junior Crew under head coach Alfredo Montenegro from 2012-16
• Rowed for the varsity women from 2014-16 and served as co-captain from 2015-16
• Earned gold in the women’s junior four at the 2015 Head of The Charles Regatta
• USRowing Junior National Sculling selection in 2015 and invited participant in 2016
• Was a middle blocker on the San Marino High School volleyball team in 2012-13
• National Honor Society honoree from 2013-15
• Long Beach Junior Crew Honor Roll recipient from 2013-16
• Earned Long Beach Junior Crew Superior Student-Athlete Award from 2015-16
• Member of the National Math Honor Society at St. Joseph’s High School in Lakewood, Calif.
• California Scholarship Foundation (CSF) member and Seal Bearer in 2016
• 2016 Class Valedictorian for St. Joseph’s High School
• 2016 AP Scholar with Distinction
• 2016 USRowing National Honor Roll recipient
• 2016 St. Joseph High School Distinguished Scholar Award
• 2015 National Hispanic Merit Scholar
• Annual 100-hour volunteer for the National Charity League of San Marino, Calif., from 2010-15
• Served as a CSF tutor from 2013-15

Personal
• Daughter of Juan Carlos Felix and Betsy von Kreuter Felix
• Born in Los Angeles, Calif.
• Has three older sisters, Cristina, Rebeca and Marina
• Has one older brother, Alan
• Enjoys running, bicycling, yoga, baking, laughing, Vermont, watching MasterChef and Chopped, drinking coffee and cats
• Father, Juan Carlos, rowed at Columbia from 1976-80 and rowed single sculls in 1984 and 1988 Olympics for Puerto Rico
• Sister, Cristina, rowed at Michigan from 2008-12 and earned NCAA title in second varsity eight
• Sister, Rebeca, rowed at Stanford from 2010-12, and was a junior national champion and junior world champion
• Brother, Alan, played football at Williams College from 2011-14
• Sister, Marina, is a sophomore lightweight rower at Harvard-Radcliffe
• Suffered a broken clavicle when she was born