Berkeley College Alumni Newsletter

January 2015

Cross Country Runner a Hero

Jeison Martinez

The Record newspaper published a story on Jeison Martinez, a National Honor Society student at Berkeley College and member of the cross country team. The article discusses his harrowing life experiences, including his brush with danger in a face-off with a gunman in his hometown of ​Barranquilla, Colombia, his journey to the United States, and his status as a top student at Berkeley College in Woodland Park. The story ran on the cover of the newspaper's sports section and was teased on the front page.