Meet Roderick Pleasant, a star athlete from Sarah High School in Gardena, California. Roderick's incredible speed has placed him in the spotlight, setting a California state record with a stunning time of 10.14 in the 100-meter dash. He also achieved the nation's second-fastest time in the 200 meters, clocking in at 20.40. These remarkable accomplishments earned Roderick the prestigious title of national boys track and field athlete of the year by USA Today. On the football field, Roderick's speed shines as a defensive back, making him a formidable opponent for any receiver. He played a crucial role in helping Sarah High School secure the CIF Division III state championship last year. Now a senior, Roderick is determined to lead his team to another victory and continue excelling in both football and track in college. With schools like Boston College, Cal, USC, UCLA, Oregon, and Penn State on his radar, Roderick aspires to reach the highest level in both sports. Get inspired by this talented athlete who is leaving a mark both on and off the field.