School: California State University, San Bernardino
California State University, San Bernardino’s (CSUSB) Jeronimo Valdepena is a senior kinesiology major and soccer player with a heart for community service. A two-year starter, Valdepena started 11 out of the 21 games he played in the 2019 season, in which he scored one goal and had four assists for the Yotes. In the 2018 season, he started 12 out of 19 games played and had a total of two goals and four assists. Off the field, he’s served in an array of volunteer positions, mentoring local high school students, raising voting awareness and creating care packages for the homeless, among other jobs. In the classroom he is a two-time California Collegiate Athletic Association All-Academic honoree and has been on the Dean’s List his entire tenure at CSUSB.