Chiawana High School
- Parents are Javier and Verna Ruiz
- Has four siblings: Italia, Jaden, Roman and Elijah
- His brother Roman is a decathlete for the Utah State track and field team
- Married to Sarah Ruiz
- Major: Russian
- Mission: Novosibirsk, Russia
- Minors: Global Business & Literacy, Psychology
- Fun Fact: the middle child
- Played high school football, won Washington state championship with Chiawana High School (2013)
|Indoor Personal Bests|
|22.25||200m||2021 BYU Cougar Indoor III|
|48.10||400m||2020 Texas Tech Shootout|
|1:05.02||500m||2020 BYU Indoor Invitational|
|Outdoor Personal Bests|
|21.88||200m||2021 BYU Cougar Invitational|
|47.92||400m||2021 BYU Cougar Invitational|
BYU Hall of Fame
Freshman Year 2019
Sophmore Year 2020
- Team member on the third-place 4x400 team at the 2020 MPSF Indoor Championships
- Was on the season-best 4x400 relay team that clocked 3:09.47 at the 2020 Texas Tech Shootout
- Competed in six meets during the 2020 indoor season
- Clocked a career-best 48.05 in the 400m at the Robison Invitational
- Earned a personal record in the 200m with a time of 22.38 at the Oxy Invitational
- Competed in six meets during the 2019 outdoor season
Junior Year 2021
- Competed in five meets for the Cougars and helped the men’s 4x400 relay team take first at the BYU Cougar Indoor I with a time of 3:17.45.
- Set a personal-best time of 22.25 in the men’s 200m at the BYU Cougar Indoor III.
- Competed in seven meets for the Cougars including the NCAA Track and Field Championships.
- Set personal bests in the men’s 200m (21.88) and 400m (47.92) at the BYU Cougar Invitational.
- Received USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
Medical Redshirt Year