Year: Senior
City/State: Danville, CA
High School: Monte Vista HS
Major: Human Biology


AS A JUNIOR IN 2011: Collected a NCAA provisional qualifier in the 800m ... He clocked in at 1:52.42, earning a fifth place finish at the Cal/Nevada Track and Field Championships, where he also helped the Tritons to an eighth place finish in the 4x400 (3:25.83) ... Plcaed eighth in two events at the Trtion Invitational, the 800m (1:53.39) and 4x400 relay (3:24.63) ... Competed at the Sun Angel Invitational, finishing in 19th place in the 800m (1:53.74) ... Took on the 1500m at the Mangrum Invitational, finishing with a time of 4:01.30, as also par tof the 4x400 relay that finished second t the Mangrum Invitational (3:22.51) ...Named to 2011 USTFCCAA All-Academic Track and Field Team ... Placed in two events at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge, posted a time of 4:00.77 in the 1500m to earn him a second place finish and helped the Tritons to a first place win in the 4x400 relay (3:26.00) ... At the All-Cal Challenge, finished the 800m with a time of 1:54.21 and the 400m with a mark of 51.20 ... Also placed fourth in the 4x400 relay event with a final time of 3:26.84 ... At the CCAA Championships, recorded a time of 1:56.93, for a seventh place finish in the 800m and a time of 3:22.51 in the 4x400 relay for a fourth place finish ... Finished the 800m in sixth place with a time of 1:59.90 at the CSULA Last Chance Qualifier.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010: Finished in eighth place in the 1500 at 4:10.64 during San Diego Collegiate Championships... Member of the 4x400 relay squad that finished second at the same meet... Posted a top 30 finish in the 800 with a time of 1:56.86 during the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009: Finished ninth in 800 at the CCAA Championships with a time of 2:01.25… Time of 1:56.18 good for fifth in 800 at All-Cal Championships… Also recorded sixth place finish in event at San Diego City Championships… Top three finish in 800 at Mangrum Invitational with time of 1:56.75… Season best time of 1:56.18 and top-50 finish in 800 during Long Beach Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Monte Vista High School in Danville ... Placed fifth at NCS in the 800M in 2008... Team placed 10th at the Div. I State Cross Country Championships ... Recorded personal bests of 1:55.75 in the 800M, 4:35 in the 1600 and 5:11 in the 1600 steeplechase ... 130-pound wrestling weight-class East Bay Athletic League champ.


PERSONAL: Born on February 7, 1990... Parents are Joseph Harris and Aila Meyer-Harris ... Has two siblings named Alex and Maya ... Human biology major at Warren College ... Hobbies include poetry and watching TV ... Would like to work as a pediatrician.

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