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Solomon

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Height: 5'10"
Weight: 138
Year: Freshman
Hometown: La Mesa, CA
High School: Grossmont HS
Major: Bioengineering - Biotechnology
Experience: High School

Bio

HIGH SCHOOL 
A 2019 graduate of Grossmont High School in El Cajon ... Grossmont Valley League Track Male Runner of the Year ... School's Male Sprinter of the Year ... School's Most Outstanding Sprinter of the Year ... Three-time Grossmont Valley League Champion in the 4 x 400 and 400 hurdles  ... All-CIF State and All-Grossmont Valley League honoree ... Set a school record in the Distance Medley Relay (10:32.93) and 4 x 400 (3:19.19) ... Led the Foothillers to three consecutive Grossmont Valley League Championships ... A member of the CIF-State San Diego Section Team Champion ... Personal best marks in the 400 (48.81), 110 hurdles (14.69), and 300 hurdles (37.88) ... Also competed in soccer and cross country. 

PERSONAL
Born March 7 in San Diego ... Parents are Solomon Tadesse and Yeshi Bezuneh ... Bioengineering major at Revelle College ... Wants to attend graduate school after graduating from UC San Diego ... Top track memory is anchoring the CIF-State 4 x 400 relay, breaking a school record ... Lists South African sprinter, Wayde van Niekerk as his favorite athlete ... Hobbies include hanging out with friends and playing video games ... White Chicks is his favorite movie ... Listens to Drake and Post Malone ... Loves Mexican food ... Uses Instagram. 

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