AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014
Finished the 1,500 meter run in 4:06.14 at the Aztec Invitational (3/28) ... Ran 8:45.88 in the 3,000 meter run at the All-Cal Championships (3/8) ... Finished in 15:29.80 in the 5,000 meter run at the CCAA Championships (5/3) ... Had the best UCSD time of the season in the 10,000 meter run with 30:51.86 at the Mt. SAC Relays which was good enough for a NCAA provisional qualifier time.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013
Contended in the 10,000 meter run at the CCAA Championships, finishing in seventh place with a time of 31:53.74 … Also competed in the 10,000 meter run at the Cal-Nevada Championships, taking an eighth place finish with a personal best time of 31:28.74 … Best marks include 4:11.25 in the 1,500 at Triton Invitational, 8:48.40 in the 3,000 at the All UC Meet and 15:09.25 in the 5,000 at Occidental Distance Carnival.
A 2012 graduate of Desert Christian High School in Lancaster ... Ran track and field with the Knights for which he participated in the mile with a personal best of 4 minutes, 31 seconds ... Achieved a personal best in the two mile at the California Relays, winning the race in 9:45.19 as a senior (2012) ... Also ran cross country for the Knights.
Born July 21, 1994 in North Hollywood ... Parents are Ron Acton and Janene Cloud ... Father ran both cross country and track at Glendale Community College ... Is a structural engineering major with a minor in business in Warren College ... Placing sixth individually while his team placed second in the 2011 California Division V Cross Country State Championships after four years of hard work is his favorite cross country memory ... Golfing, reading and hanging out with his friends are his hobbies ... Ryan Hall is his favorite athlete ... His favorite movie is Braveheart ... Enjoys listening to Queen ... Supports the L.A. Lakers and Dodgers as well as the San Diego Chargers ... Would eat fettuccine Alfredo for the rest of his life if given the chance ... His father and high school cross country coaches are his greatest influences ... Plans to graduate with a masters in structural enginnering and work in seismic engineering.