Born 11/20/77 in Provo, Utah...parents are James and Peggy Hopkinson...served in the Georgia Atlanta Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints...majoring in English.
2000-T&F: Won the 800m race with a 1:53.01 at the Cal Poly Invitational ... took third at the UTEP Invitational in 1:53.85...finished second in the 800m at the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships with a season-best time of 1:50.85.
2001-T&F: Mountain West Conference indoor champion in 800m...third-place finish at UTEP Springtime Invitational in 800m.
2001-CC: Covered the 8K course at the Furman Invitational in 26:03.
Finished first at the state cross country meet in 1995 and 1996 while running at Bingham HS ... earned All-America honors by placing third at cross country nationals ... finished first in the 800m at the state track meet in 1995 and 1996.
BEST MARKS: 400m - 48.0, 800m - 1:49.47, 1500m - 3:54.50, 1600m - 4:20.
2000 | Freshman Year
Won the 800m race with a time of 1:53.01 at the Cal Poly Invitational ... finished third at the UTEP Invitational in 1:53.85 ... finished second in the 800m at the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships with a season-best time of 1:50.85.
2002 | Sophomore Year
First place in 800m at Robison Invitational with time of 1:49.47 ... finished second in the 800m at the Snake River Open in 1:52.69 ... ran a season-best 800m time of 1:52.23 to finish third at the Mountain State Games ... finished sixth in the 800m at the MWC Indoor Championships ... finished third in the 1,500m at the USC Dual with a season-best mark of 3:57.20 ... won the B section of the 800m at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 1:50.21 ... won the 800m at the Robison Invitational in 1:49.47, his fastest time of the season ... finished second in the 800m at the MWC Outdoor Championships in 1:50.04.
2003 | Junior Year
Placed ninth at the BodyBuilding.Com Invite in the 800m (1:57.40).
2004 | Senior Year
Finished 16th at the Washington Invitational in the 800m with a time of 1:51.95 ... placed twelfth at the MWC Indoor Championships in the 800m (1:57.17) ... took 19th in the 800m at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 1:52.25 ... finished seventh in the 1500m with a time of 3:54.50 at the Mesa Track & Field Classic ... placed eighth in his heat of the 800m at the Robison Invitational ... captured fifth in the 800m at the BYU Wells Fargo Invitational with a time of 1:57.54 ... named Academic All-Mountain West Conference.