Jordynn Dorado
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Nipomo
High School: Nipomo HS
Events: Throws

UC Santa Cruz Success:

  • 2016-17: Track - Opened season at the Kim Duyst Invitational throwing the Discus 33.43m (109’8”)...Competed at the Hornet Invitational throwing the Shot Put 10.78m (35’4.5”), Discus 31.20m (102’4”), and Hammer Throw 35.36m (116’0”)...Competed at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival throwing the Shot Put 10.71m (35’1.75”) and Discus 34.88 (114’5”)...Had an impressive meet at the East Bay Invite throwing the Shot Put 11.97m (39’3.25”), Discus 35.35m (116’0), and Hammer Throw 37.62m (123’45”)...Set a new personal best in the Hammer Throw at the Steve Scott Invitational throwing 39.70m (130’3”)...Set another personal best at the Sacramento State Open in the Hammer throw 40.81m (133’11”) while also throwing the Shot Put 11.92m (39’1.25) and Discus 33.72m (110’7”)...Had a huge lifetime best throwing 12.49m (40’11.75”) in the Shot Put while also having top 10 finishes in the Discus 35.09m (115’1”) and Hammer 39.14m (128’5”).

High School/Club Success:

  • Competed in Track & Field for the Nipomo High School Titans.
  • 2016 Shot Put and Discus League Champion
  • 3xCIF Prelims Qualifier
  • 2015 Outstanding Female Athlete
  • 2016 Team MVP and 2016 Women Athlete of the Year


  • Rachel Carson College
  • Born 2/3/1998
  • Favorite thing about UCSC: The Campus and the Views
  • Graduation Goals: Become an Environmental Activist
  • Favorite Athlete: Stephanie Brown Trafton
  • Favorite Superhero: Beyonce
  • Favorite Color: Indigo