A 2012 graduate of Desert Christian High School in Lancaster ... Ran track and field with the Knights for which he participated in the mile with a personal best of 4 minutes, 31 seconds ... Achieved a personal best in the two mile at the California Relays, winning the race in 9:45.19 as a senior (2012) ... Also ran cross country for the Knights.
Born July 21, 1994 in North Hollywood ... Parents are Ron Acton and Janene Cloud ... Father ran both cross country and track at Glendale Community College ... Is a structural engineering major in Warren College ... Placing sixth individually while his team placed second in the 2011 California Division V Cross Country State Championships after four years of hard work is his favorite cross country memory ... Golfing, reading and fishing are his hobbies ... Steve Prefontaine is his favorite athlete ... His favorite movie is Braveheart ... Enjoys listening to Christian rap and classic rock ... Supports the L.A. Lakers and Dodgers as well as the San Diego Chargers ... Would eat fettuccine Alfredo and breadsticks from Olive Garden for the rest of his life if given the chance ... His father and high school cross country coaches are his greatest influences ... Hoping to stay in the San Diego area, he plans to pursue a career in structural engineering and wants to one day go to the Olympic Trials in the marathon.