James Krasner
James Krasner
Height: 6-1
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Altadena, Calif.
High School: St. Francis
Major: Aerospace Engineering

2013-14: Competed in seven races … rowed each race in the seat #1 … commenced season in the Club 8 boat during the Head of the Charles (10/19-20) … rowed the remainder of the season in the Second Varsity 8 boat, beginning against Bates College and Boston College (3/29) through the EARC Sprints (5/18).  

2012-13: Raced in five races throughout his junior season … sat in the #3 seat of the Varsity B boat in a number of regattas: the Head of the Charles (10/21), Princeton Chase (10/28), against Holy Cross, Dartmouth and Columbia (4/06) and against Williams, WPI, Franklin & Marshall and Connecticut College (4/13) … raced in the #1 seat in the B boat against Trinity, Colgate the University of Rhode Island (4/29) and in the regatta against the Boston University and the University of Wisconsin (5/04).

2011-12: Competed in five races in the #1 seat … rowed as a member of the varsity boat at Columbia (3/31); against Boston College, Trinity, and Bates (4/7); versus Harvard and Princeton (4/14) and at the Eastern Sprints (5/13) ... saw action in the MIT freshman four A boat against UMass (4/21).

Off The Water at MIT: Majoring in aerospace engineering with a minor in political science … interned with NASA … Space Grant internship at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory … Air Force ROTC.

High School: A 2010 graduate of St. Francis High School in La Canada, California … Valedictorian … National Merit finalist.