AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013
Represented UC San Diego in the high jump, long jump and triple jump at the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Track and Field Championships … He placed second in the long jump with a distance of 23’10.75, which was also an NCAA B cut qualifier and the second longest measurement cleared by a Triton in program history … He was sixth in the high jump (6’02.75) and eleventh in the triple jump (39’05.75) … He got his season best high jump at the Pomona Pitzer Invitational, with a measure of 6’6.75 and a third place finish overall, as well as the ninth-highest measurement in UCSD history … Had a great turn out at the UCSD Triangular meet with a first place finish in the triple jump and long jump …. Also a third place finish in the high jump … His first place finish in the triple jump with a length of 46’0" was an eight all-time best for UCSD.
A 2012 graduate of Redwood Christian High School in San Lorenzo ... First Team All-League in the high jump, triple jump and long jump ... Co-captain of the RCHS track and field team ... Named "Most Inspirational" on his track and field team ... Hit a personal-best height of 6'6" in his winning high-jump performance at the North Coast Section (NCS) Class A Championships during his senior year (2012) ... Also placed second in his personal-record showings in both the long jump (21'9.5") and triple jump (44'2.75") at the NCS Class "A" Championships as a senior (2012) ... Also competed in basketball and soccer for the Eagles ... Was a member of All-Tournament Team for basketball ... Recognized as "Most Improved" and "Most Inspirational" on basketball team ... Member of basketball team which won the Calistoga Tournament ... His soccer team was NCS Division III champion during his senior year (2011).
Born on May 10, 1994 in San Leandro ... Parents are Sumika and Brian Cook ... Has an older half-brother named Daryl ... Majors in economics at Muir College ... His long jump at the CCAA Championship meet where he improved his mark from 6.93m 22' 8" to 7.28m 23' 10" is his most memorable track and field moment ... Getting to know all of his teammates is his favorite UCSD moments ... Spends his spare time gaming, skating, playing and listening to music and playing soccer ... Roots for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pirates ... Favorite athletes are Stefan Holm and Jesse Williams ... Loves the movie The Lion King ... "Just Love Here" by Sam Adams is on his playlist ... Would eat pasta for the rest of his life if given the opportunity ... His mom, dad amd coaches are his greatest influences ... His career goal is to be able to provide for his future wife and kids.