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Adam Sachs
Adam Sachs
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
High School: Maggie Walker


  • Majors: Political Science and Public Policy
  • Participated in four years of cross country and track & field in high school
  • 2019 Indoor & Outdoor Track Virginia State Champion in the 1,600 meters, 2017 Indoor Track State Champion in the Pole Vault
  • 2018 State Runner-Up in Cross-Country
  • Personal Records: 800m (2:00.8), 1600m (4:20.9), 3200m (9:39.7), 5K XC (15:48)
  • Cross country All-American
  • Richmond Times-Dispatch First-Team All-Metro in Cross-Country, Indoor Track and Outdoor Track
  • National Honor Society, National History Honor Society
  • Co-founder of Jewish Students Association, President of Young Democrats Club, contributor to high school's newspaper The Jabberwock
  • Year-long mentorship with Civil Rights and Racial Justice attorney at a legal aid nonprofit in Richmond