A 2019 graduate of Esperanza High School ... Team's Thrower of the Year his sophomore year... Two-time CIF-Southern Section Finalist ... CIF-Southern Section Masters Meet Finalist ... Four-time Century League Scholar-Athlete ... Set a school record and a personal best in the discus (172'9") and shot put (47'0.5") ... Recorded a personal best 120-feet in the hammer throw ... Also played football for the Aztecs his freshman year.
Born December 29 in Anaheim ... Parents are Amal Salem and Mohamed Hashem ... Has two older sisters, Hend and Sara and a young sister, Hanan ... Economics major at Sixth College ... Aspires to get an MBA and work in the private sector ... Hobbies include going to the beach, body boarding, debating and watching Leonardo DiCaprio movies ... Roots for Egypt's soccer team ... Lists Swedish discus thrower, Daniel Stahl as his favorite athlete ... Favorite movie is The Great Gatsby ... Listens to AC/DC, Imagine Dragons, and Michael Jackson ... Loves Shish Kabobs ... Most people do not know that he lived in Egypt for 1.5 years and witnessed the 2011 Arab Spring Revolution ... Uses Instagram.