John Medina, Class of 1977

Basketball, Track & Field, and Cross Country


Basketball - Two-year Varsity Letterman (1976 and 1977)
1975-1976 Season - 21-4 Record, Most Improved Player

1976-1977 Season - 26-3 Record, Most Valuable Player, Leading Rebounder with 478 (16.3 Rebounds/Game) and Leading Scorer with 493 (17.1 Points/Game)
All-District and All Conference 1st Team (1977)
Gulfstream Athletic Conference Champion (1977, Only Undefeated Champions in the History of the Conference up to that time)
District Champion (1977)
Regional Champion (1977)
Sectional Runner-up (1977)
First Belen Player to Dunk in a Game when the "Dunk Rule" was re-instituted for High Schools in 1977
Track & Field - 1977
Cross Country - 1977

Played Basketball at Miami-Dade Junior College
Professional and Personal:
Graduated from Miami-Dade Junior College with an AA in Architecture in 1979
Graduated from the University of Florida with a BA in Design in 1981
Graduated from the University of Florida with an MA in Architecture in 1985
Founder of John R. Medina & Associates Architectural Firm
Former Architecture Professor at the University of Miami

Current Trustee of the Knights of Columbus, Chapter 3274
Member of the City of Miami Greater Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees (1994)
Directed volunteer efforts in starting the disaster relief center during Hurricane Andrew (1992)

Instrumental in the establishment of Emmaus Retreats at Belen Jesuit 
Lives in Miami with his wife, Susan