El Modena’s Junior student-athlete Ben Hepner is shining on and off the track. Hepner is having an amazing year as the varsity corner for El Modena with 30 tackles and 2 INTs. He and his team play this Friday in the first round of CIF playoffs. Hepner is also a great track and field athlete, as a youth Hepner was the USATF J.O. 13-14 Triple Jump Regional Champion and a Nationals participant. His training with the LEAP Squad youth track club prepared him well for high school sports. Hepner is ranked CA #7 in the 110HH for the class of “19. Off the track Hepner holds a 4.4 GPA and his days away from attaining his goal of Eagle Scout. Hepner is the example of success.