Born March 1982 in Long Beach, California ... parents are Brad and Ruth ... served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Earned four varsity letters in both cross country and track while attending Bakersfield High School ... a member of the National Honor Society.
Transferred from Cal State University Northridge ... ran a personal best at the 2002 Indoor Big Sky Conference Championships in the 5000m with a time of 15:15.
2004 | Junior Year
Finished 11th overall at the BYU Alumni Invitational with a time of 20:54.5 ... finished 20th overall at the BYU Autumn Classic with a time of 21:01.0 ... placed 13th at the SUU Color Country Invitational with a time of 24:22.90.
2006 | Senior Year
Began the season by finishing 11th at the BYU Autumn Classic ... ran a time of 25:03 at the Sacramento State Invitational and placed sixth ... competed in the Bill Dellinger Invitational where he finished with a time of 24:48.38 ... ran in the Pre-National open race in 25:38 ... named to the Fall 2006 Academic All-MWC team.