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 ... Having the worst performance of his career in the high jump at the NCS Meet of Champions, where he was ranked second and expected to go to the state meet, was his most memorable track and field moment ... Spends his spare time learning how to make things that he finds interesting by design or by the way it looks ... Roots for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pirates as well as the Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies ... Favorite athletes are Stefan Holm, Javier Sotomayor, Troy Polamalu and Jesse Williams ... Loves the movie "Ted" ... "Let's Roll" by Yelawolf is on his playlist ... Would eat pasta for the rest of his life if given the opportunity ... His mom and dad are his greatest influences ... His career goal is to be able to provide for his future wife and kids.