2021 graduate of Har-Ber High School in Springdale, Arkansas … Coached by Joe Crommett and Chris Clinton … Member of two State 6A runner-up teams, in track and field as a freshman and in cross country as a senior … In 2021, claimed State 6A titles in 1,600m and 3,200m outdoors (4:14.60, 9:22.89) … In 2020, won 3,200m State title indoors with PR of 9:30.03 … Broke state record in 1,600m with a 4:09.86 to win Arkansas Meet of Champions … Became the fastest prep miler in Arkansas history with a 4:07.53 in Nashville … Also posted a 4:07.69 in the Brooks PR Invitational … Holds school records indoors in 1,600m and 3,200m as well as outdoors in 1,600m, Mile, 3,200m, and 5k … Lettered four years in cross country, and track and field.
HS best times: 1:54.54 (800m), 4:07.53 (Mile), 4:09.86 (1,600m), 8:58.82 (3,200m)
Indoor: 4:28.44 (1,600m), 4:35.43 (Mile), 9:12.20 (3,000m), 9:30.03 (3,200m)
XC: 15:13.9 (5k)
Reuben Antonio Reina was born April 10, 2003, in Fayetteville, Arkansas … Son of Reuben and Joell Reina, who both competed in track and field at Arkansas … Has three sisters, Valerie, Elise and Gabby … Valerie competed in track and field at Arkansas while Elise played soccer at Kansas … Two uncles also were members of Razorback track and field … Father, a 1992 Olympian in the 5,000m, was a two-time NCAA champion, eight-time All-America, and member of six NCAA Championship teams … Life ambition for the younger Reuben is to be great at whatever he does … Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant … Person he most admires is his father … CEO and creative director of Butter Boys Track Club.