Spotlight 2022 – Kaiden Braught, Hempfield

Kaiden Braught


PSU Harrisburg: plan to complete in XC/TF

Major: Statistics

Fav Subject: English

Favorite HS teacher: Mr Diodato bio 10, AP Bio 1&2 12, super funny and fun teacher who has made hard classes easy

Fav Book: don’t have one, too many to choose

Fav Movie: Inception

Fav Quote: Don’t give up, don’t ever give up- Jim Valvano

Fav thing: shooting hoops

Fav Shoe: Hoka One One for training, New Balance and Brooks for racing

Surprised to learn: My favorite food by far is Sushi, and I have skied in British Columbia

Fav Invite: Carlisle 2021: ran a solid race on an awesome course after running the worst race of my career there in 2019

Fav memory: Winning districts, and watching the younger guys on the team all develop into awesome runners and friends- Shoutouts to Sam Meyer, Sam Freedman, and Emerson Long

Advice: take it a day at a time, times will drop if your training is consistent. Also avoid shin splints at all costs, they really suck

Insta- kaiden_braught