|Hometown:||Rowland Heights, CA|
|High School:||Rowland HS|
2015-16 -- Cross Country: Closed the season with a 66th-place performance at the NCAA West Regional meet in Seattle on Nov. 13, with a 10K time of 32:24.0 ... was 23rd at the Big West Championships held at UC Riverside on Oct. 31, posting an 8K of 25:14.60 ... his other 8Ks during the fall included a 26:01.05 at the Lagoon Open at UC Santa Barbara on Sept. 5 (good for 14th place), a 24:26.0 at Stanford on Sept. 26 (24th place) and a 24:39.9 at the Pre-Nationals Invitational at Louisville on Oct. 17 (153rd) ... in the only 6K competition, came in 15th, at 18:38.9 at the Fresno State Invitational on Sept. 11 ... again earned all-academic distinction from the conference.
2014-15 -- Track: Won the 3,000-meter steeplechase crown at the dual meet vs. UCSB at Westmont College on May 2, with a time of 9:12.46 ... ultimately took fifth place in the steeple at the Big West Championships hosted by UC Riverside on May 15, in 9:11.23 (a new PR) ... also clocked a season-best 5,000 showing — 14:51.85 — at the postseason meet ... earned a spot on the conference all-academic honors list. Cross Country: Opened the fall with a 23rd-place time of 26:19.45 at the Lagoon Open on Aug. 30, before also adding a 25th-place finish of 25:22.7 at the WCC Preview on Sept. 13 in Santa Clara.
2013-14 -- Track: Had the team's second-best steeplechase time over the course of the season, at 9:39.04 ... went on to finish 10th at the Big West Championships in Davis ... also had a season-best 5,000 time of 15:27.81 at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival on April 4. Cross Country: At the Fresno State Invitational on Sept. 14, was 11th, at 20:17 ... finished fourth at the Cal Poly Invitational on Oct. 19, in 21:31.
Prep -- At Rowland High School, won Hacienda League championships in the 800, 1,600, 3,200, the mile relay and cross country ... PRs included 1:56.14 in the 800, 4:17.86 in the 1,600, 9:23.18 in the 3,200 and 15:04 on the Mt. SAC cross country course ... was the Scholar-Athlete of the Year and belonged to ASB.
Personal -- Born on Dec. 9, 1994 in Rowland Heights ... son of Maria and Francisco ... has a sister, Kristen, who ran for Fresno State ... majors in mechanical engineering and serves as the Vice President of Corporate Affairs for the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers on campus; has also interned at Northrop Grumman, where he worked on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.