At La Jolla High School
A four-year letterwinner at La Jolla High ... As a senior, was named the CIF San Diego Section Track Athlete of the Year and the Eastern League Female Track Athlete of the Year ... Finished fifth in the CIF State Championships in the 800 ... Her 2:09.38 time broke a school record and was one of the 10 best times in San Diego County history ... 2017 Eastern League champion in the 800 ... Ran club for the San Diego Cheetahs Youth Track and Field, earning 2013 Track Athlete of the Year honors following a fifth-place 800-meter finish in the AAU National Youth Championships ... Also played basketball.
Sakura Roberson was born on Oct. 30, 1999 in Kalamazoo, Mich. ... Grandmother is Deborah Roberson ... Has five sisters, Deyna, Sierra, Satori, Kenya and Darel ... Deyna competed for UCSD (2008-12) and SDSU (2012-13), winning three MW Track and Field championships (outdoor - 400 hurdles and 4x400 relay; indoor: 4x400 relay) ... Plans to major in computer science and become a computer security specialist.