The 5-foot-7, 130-pound senior raced to the Class 3A individual state championship this past season with a time of 14:48.3. Mwaura also won the Nike Cross Nationals Northwest Regional championships in 15:06.8 and placed fourth nationally at the NXN Final, earning First Team All-American status. He also earned victories at the prestigious Nike BorderClash, the Fort Steilacoom Invitational, the Nike Portland XC Invitational and the Pierce County League championships.
Mwaura has maintained a B average in the classroom. He remains undecided upon a collegiate destination.
A devoted member of his church community, Mwaura has volunteered locally on behalf of community clean-up initiatives.