Major: Cross Cultural Studies
Hometown: Central Point, OR
Previous School: Bethany University
College: Arkens is entering his third season running cross country for Simpson. He transferred to Simpson from Bethany University prior to the 2011 season.
High School: Arkens went to Cascade Christian High School, where he competed in cross country for four years. He also played ice hockey, bocce ball, and crokay. His club team was the Southern Oregon Free Riding Association. He earned an A+ in debate and FFA.
Personal: Bradley is the son of Dave Arkens. His interests include taking care of helpless plants and animals, long walks on the beach, late night swims at Whiskeytown Lake with his team, adventure, reading the works of Philo and Copernicus, being a theological prankster, and causing trouble.
Reason for coming to Simpson: "I came to Simpson because the love of my life was here."