Hometown: Ripon, CA
Previous School: Mills College
College: Groen is entering her third year of running cross country for Simpson She transferred to Simpson after spending her freshman year at Mills College. She earned Athlete of the Meet honors at Mills. Her academic achievements include being on the Dean's List at Simpson.
High School: Groen ran four years of varsity cross country and track at Modesto Christian High School. She also played volleyball. Her athletic awards include All-League honors three years in a row for the 800 meter race in track. Her academic honors include being on the honor roll for all four years of high school.
Personal: Rebekah is the daughter of Tom and Amiee Groen. Her hobbies include horseback riding, singing, running, and being involved in youth ministry. Her career ambition is to be a registered nurse.
Reason for coming to Simpson: "I came to Simpson because the Lord provided."