AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014
Represented UCSD in the 100 meters and 4X100 meter relay at the CCAA Championships, placing 11th (11.01) in the 100 meter dash ... Won the 100 meters at the All-Cal Championship with a time of 11.16.
A 2013 graduate of Sierra High School in Manteca ... Competed for the Timberwolves in the Valley Oak League (VOL) ... 2013 CIF Sac Joaquin Section champion in the 100-meter dash and runner-up in the 200 ... 2013 Sacramento Meet of Champions 100 and 200 champion, and also part of 4x100 record (41.15) ... 2009-10 VOL track champions ... 2013 Atwater Invitational champions ... Also competed in soccer and basketball ... 2013- All League Defensive Player of the Year for basketball ... 2012 VOL Defensive Player of the Year, varsity team captain for track and field and basketball ... 2013 and 2012 Robert Dominik Fuchs Memorial Holiday Classic basketball All-Tournament Team ... 2010-13 VOL basketball champions.
Born June 7, 1995 in Lagos, Nigeria ... Parents are Femi and Grace Elijah ... Has two younger brothers named Victor and John ... Chemistry major at Revelle College ... Plans on attending medical school upon graduation from UCSD to become an orthopedic surgeon ... One of his most memorable moments in track to date is breaking the 4x100 record while winning the 100 and 200 at the Sacramento Meet of Champions ... Enjoys playing basketball during his free time ... Roots for the Sacramento Kings and Miami Heat ... LeBron James is his favorite athlete ... Listens to Lecrae ... Loves cheesecake ... Father is his greatest influence ... Played the guitar.