Elijah Duran

Jr. High Gold Boys Basketball Head Coach

Joining our program in 2019, Elijah Duran has grown up in El Paso where he attended Ysleta High School. While at Ysleta he played Varsity Basketball. He graduated from Ysleta in the Summer of 2013. Duran then attended Concordia University where he played a year of NCAA Division III Basketball. He is currently enrolled at the University of Texas at El Paso where he is studying Kinesiology to become a basketball trainer and a human fitness performance trainer. As a coach, he took the top job in Jr. High Boy’s Gold Team for the 2019-20 season. He continues to coach the Lady Supers, a local city team that he began coaching in 2017. Duran played semi-pro basketball with the Phoenix Valley Outlaws and worked the UTEP Women’s Basketball Team as a member of the practice squad. He is the oldest sibling of 6 sisters to Jessica Ortega and Richie Duran, who is the Pastor at Iglesia Familia El Paso. Elijah Duran currently holds the position of Youth Director at Iglesia Familia El Paso.

"Keep your heart with all diligence, For out of it spring the issues of life."

Proverbs 4:23 NKJV