AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009: Recorded UCSD top-ten all-time mark
in 3000 steeplechase with time of 11:47.35, earning 12th place
finish at CCAA Championships… Fifth in 3000 steeplechase at All-Cal
Championships… Sixth in 1500 at San Diego City Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Canyon High School in Anaheim, CA... Recipient of the Coach’s Award and Scholar-Athlete Award... Led team to League Championship, placing ninth at State Champs and fourth at the Nike Team Nationals... Has recorded personal bests of 5:24 in the 1600M, 11:41 in the 3200M and 18:23 at the 5K distance.
PERSONAL: Born on October 6,1990... Parents are Keith and Kathi Kobayashi... Has one older sibling named Bryce... An undeclared major at Warren College... Hobbies include reading, snowboarding and watching movies.