In this article we tell you more about student-athlete Djimon de Groot, in addition, at the bottom of this article you will find the video in which Djimon tells more about himself.

Sports: Track & Field
Entry semester: Fall 2023

Djimon (2003) has been involved in sports from an early age. He started swimming at age three but chose track and field quickly after. With this he succeeded his parents who were both track and field athletes as well.

What makes Djimon so special as a person are his social skills. It used to be different, he talked to almost no one but nowadays he talks to everyone. He is a real go-getter and tries to help everyone achieve their own success.

As an athlete Djimon is a real team player, he helps his teammates to be successful on and off the track. Creativity cannot be lacking either, he invents all kinds of exercises together with his coach to keep improving the workouts.

In America, he wants to grow and continue to develop. He wants to get faster in the sprint and the jumping events but his big goal is to score more than 6,000 points in the decathlon.

“I will create a good atmosphere so we can work together both as a team and as a group of friends”

Djimon de Groot

Would you like to see more about Djimon? Check out the video below where he introduces himself!