Name: James Senbeta
Sport: Track and Field
Classification: T54
Height: 5-10
Weight: 145
DOB: 11/19/1986
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Penn.
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
High School: Penn Wood High School (Yedon, Penn.)
College: University of Illinois ‘14, Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2016)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2014 Boston Marathon, ninth
  • 2014 Grandma's Marathon, 1st
  • 2013 Boston Marathon, 24th
Personal: Son of Aklilu Senbeta and Barbara Utley, Senbeta can also speak fluent Portuguese. ...When he’s not competing, he Is an avid sports fan, especially Philly teams, and freelances for the Bleacher Report. ...He believes in the power of sport as a reason to find commonality among other individuals.