Posted On: 04/27/21 4:23 PM

2022 St. Pius X running back Marco Ybarra Marco Ybarra 5'10" | RB St. Pius X | 2022 State NM is a young man of many talents.

Sure, he’s an exceptional football player when he’s healthy, somebody who has already attracted interest from several college programs, including the prestigious Ivy League.

But Ybarra is so much more than just an athlete who excels on the gridiron.

He’s currently the junior class president at St. Pius X and has announced his candidacy for student body president. He’s also a poet and recently performed at a school talent show.

“I’ve been involved in student council for a long time, all though elementary and middle school,” Ybarra told Prep Redzone New Mexico. “It was something I really liked. Freshman and sophomore year, I was just part of it. I didn’t run for anything. But junior year, it’s one of the biggest positions you can get.

“The last three student body presidents have all been football captains for St. Pius. I’m going to try to be the fourth in line and keep the tradition going. It’s taught me how to serve and how to be a leader. Balancing that with football has been challenging and taught me how to manage my time.”

Injuries have

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