Aug. 28, 2007
Men's Cross Country
(St. Joseph's High School)
Post-college ambition: To compete in the Olympic games
People with the greatest influence on his athletic career: Patrick Kipkenda
Biggest thrill in sports: Finishing third and earning All-America honors in the 5,000m run at the 2007 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Athlete he most admires: Tiger Woods
What impresses him most about his coach: He is the most understanding and loving coach ever!
What has been his biggest obstacle to overcome: Being on time
Hobbies and outside interests: Hiking
Pre-competition superstition: Eating at Subway
Favorite TV show: CSI: Miami
Favorite musical artist: Hillsong
Favorite food: Chapati
Favorite class: Chemistry
Favorite book: The Bible
Favorite professional team: Manchester United
A "stupid human trick" he can do: Running more than 100 miles per week
Person he'd most like to meet: Jesus Christ
Words that best describe him best are: Talkative, caring, loving
Best advice he's gotten about sports: "Discipline is the cornerstone of success!"
What people should know about him but probably don't: He likes to stay in the moment.
If they filmed a movie of his life, who would star in it and what would it be called: Chuck Norris in "Light After Dark"
If he could have dinner with three people (current, historical or fictional), who would it be: Tiger Woods, Charles Darwin & Jesus Christ
Why he chose U of L: Because it has the best athletic program in the country with the best coaches
Best part of being an athlete: Meeting and making good friends
If he won the lottery, he'd use the money for: For charity, especially helping orphans
The strangest things that has ever happened to him while he was competing in his sport: He passed out at Pre-Nationals