Born in Oakland, Calif., to parents Bruce and Vicki Palmer
Served a 2-year LDS mission in Chile
Enjoys singing and dancing, being with family, the color green, ultimate frisbee, and lasagna
Favorite animal is the cougar
Lettered in both track and cross country at Mead HS in Spokane, Wash.
Earned top 5 percent status in his high school graduating class
Was the second runner on a fourth-ranked team nationally
Helped teams to seven league championships during 2002-06
Member of one state championship team and three second-place finishes at state
Came in 17th place individually at the 2005 Nike Team Nationals
17 BYU Autumn Classic* 20:53.8
13 Sacramento State Invit. 25:30
* - ran unattached
2006 | Freshman Year
Ran unattached at the BYU Autumn Classic, coming in 17th place with a four-mile time of 20:53 ... finished in 13th place at the Sacramento State Invitational with an 8K time of 25:30.
2009 | Sophomore Year
Did not compete.