AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2018
CCAA Fall All-Academic ... Appeared in one game ... Made season debut in 2-1 win vs. Saint Martin's (9/10), as late first-half substitute at holding central midfielder, playing 5:10 in 2-1 win.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017
CCAA All-Academic ... Appeared in seven games off bench as holding central midfielder ... Made college debut at Azusa Pacific (9/7), entering in 31st minute and later beginning overtime period as UC San Diego grabbed huge road win, 2-1.
Competed for Rancho Santa Fe Attack in 2017, playing with current teammate Jonathan Sabouri ... Previously competed for San Diego Surf U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) in 2014-15 and 2016-17, and San Diego Surf Premier in 2013-14 and 2015-16.
A 2017 graduate of San Diego's Torrey Pines High School ... Team captain, All-CIF San Diego Section First Team and Avocado League Player of the Year as a senior, leading Falcons to Avocado West crown (7-3) ... 2017 TeamSnap Winter California State Star ... TPHS went 23-1-2 overall in 2015-16 and 14-6-2 in 2016-17, winning Grossmont Tournament both seasons ... 2015-16 Palomar League champion (8-1-1) ... San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team as a junior and senior.
Born Aug. 10 in Johannesburg, South Africa ... Mother is Venus Karam ... Parents attended universities in South Africa ... Father played soccer for South African National Defence Force, as well as semiprofessionally in South Africa for Bedfordview and Zoo Lake ... Has an older brother named Dean who attends UCLA ... International studies-international business major with an accounting minor at Marshall College ... Aspires to become a CFO at a Fortune 500 company ... Memorable soccer moment was competing in the Dallas Cup, his first out-of-state tournament ... Enjoys hanging out with friends ... Roots for Liverpool FC ... Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant ... Top movie is Black Panther ... Listens to Louis the Child ... Loves sushi ... Attended a quarterfinal match of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in Johannesburg, South Africa, where eventual world champion Spain beat Paraguay, 1-0 ... Is a quarter Greek.