Derek Palafox
Derek Palafox
Height: 5-10
Weight: 140
Year: Freshman
Hometown: East Patchogue, NY
High School: Bellport
Position: Distance

High School: Earned four letters and captained three seasons at Bellport High School for coach Dan Jennings. Finished 10th in the 800m and helped the Clippers to an eighth-place finish in the 4x800m relay at the 2012 New York State Outdoor Championships. Earned all-state honorable mention honors as well as all-league and all-county recognitions.

Personal: Born February 27, 1994. Son of Lenni and Lisa Felice. Has two brothers (Kristian, Louis) and three sisters (Krista, Lillian, Juliet). Favorite athlete is American distance runner Dathan Ritzenhein. Favorite food is sloppy joes. Major is undecided.