AS A JUNIOR IN 2012
Represented UC San Diego in the men's long jump at the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Track & Field Championships, where he finished 15th overall with a top mark of 18'5" ... Hit a personal-record mark of 23'4" in the long jump at the 34th Annual Aztec Track & Field Invitational to earn second place overall and a first-place finish in his heat while landing the fifth-longest mark in UCSD history for that event ... In season-opening meet with Cal Poly Pomona and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, ran third leg of the 4x100-meter relay to aid the Tritons to a second-place showing with a time of 43.71 seconds ... Also at meet against CPP and CMS, finished third in the long jump (20'10.75"), fifth in the high jump (5'7.25") and ninth in the 100 (12.04) ... Represented third leg in the 4x100 relay for his team's season-best time of 43.15 to help the Tritons place third at the All-Cal Challenge, where he also finished eighth in the high jump (5'10.75") and 13th in the long jump (20'1.75") ... Claimed 16th place in the 400 with a time of 55.31 and fourth place in the long jump with a mark of 21'3.5" at the Point Loma Collegiate Open ... Finished fourth and fifth, respectively, in the long jump with a leap of 21'7.25" and in the high jump with a season-best height of 5'11.25" at the Mangrum Invitational ... Cleared a height of 5'10" in the high jump for his seventh-place showing at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge ... Took third place in the long jump (21'10.25") at the Soka Peace Invitational and tied for 20th overall in the same event (20'7") at the 26th Annual Pomona-Pitzer Invitational ... Tied for 61st overall in the 100 at the 26th Annual Pomona-Pitzer Invitational upon crossing the finish line to finish second in his heat with a season-best time of 11.89.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011
Competed at the All-Cal Challenge, winning the long jump event with a mark of 22'5" and taking third in the high jump with a mark of 6'1" ... Finished third at the Rossi Relays in the long jump (22'4") ... Competed in the 100 at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge, where he finished ninth with a personal-best time of 11.63 ... Brought the Tritons a sixth-place finish at the Mangrum Invitational in the long jump (20'8") ... Held onto eighth place in the long jump at the Soka Peace Invitational with a mark of 21'4" ... Took the top spot in the long jump at the Point Loma Collegiate Open, also with a final mark of 21'4".
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010
Placed second in the high jump (6'1.25") and sixth in the long jump (20'7") during the season-opening meet ... Mark of 21'10" in the long jump was good enough for fifth place at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational ... Qualified for the CCAA Championships in the long jump and high jump, finishing fifth (22'1") and sixth (5'11"), respectively.
A 2009 graduate of Clovis West High School in Fresno ... Finished fourth overall in the long jump with a leap of 20'11" at the CIF Central Section Division I North Area Championships as a senior with the Golden Eagles (2009) ... Leaped 20'4.5" in the long jump at the Central Section Masters, placing 15th overall during his final year at CWHS (2009) ... Turned in a 17th-place showing in the long jump (20'0") at the 2008 CIF Central Section Championship ... Recorded a personal best of 21'9" in the long jump during his junior year (2008) ... Had three second-place showings in the long jump at the Central Valley Classic (20'4"), Sanger Metric Classic (21'1.5") and Reedley Invitational (20'8") during his senior year with the Golden Eagles (2009) ... Settled for seventh place in the long jump at the 2009 Arcadia Invitational (20'8.25") ... Also finished seventh with a mark of 20'4" at the Reedley Invitational as a junior (2008) ... Nabbed eighth place in the long jump (20'2.25") at the St. Francis Track & Field Invitational during his junior year (2008) ... Crossed the finish line in the 100 with a then-career-best time of 11.87 during his ninth-place result at the Central Valley Classic as a senior (2009).
Born Aug. 14, 1991 in Cincinnati, Ohio ... Mother is Elizabeth Lee ... A human development major in Roosevelt College ... A biology and art history minor ... Getting high fives from strangers because of his mullet is his most memorable moment in track and field ... Enjoys roller skating during his spare time ... Dwight Phillips is his favorite athlete ... Favorite movie is "Spartacus" ... Has "Call on Me" by Eric Prydz on his playlist ... Mister Rogers is his greatest influence ... Aspires to become a physical therapist upon graduating from UCSD.