|Hometown:||Quartz Hill, Calif.|
|High School:||Quartz Hill HS|
UC Santa Barbara
Villaba competed in high jump throughout the season…Posted a best mark of 2.10m at Cal-Nevada Championships where he placed second.
Assisted the men to a fourth place finish at the Big West Conference Championship by placing second in the high jump and tying teammate Mike Larocca at 6-8.75...Set a personal best in the high jump at 6-10.25 at the Occidental Invite where he placed second overall.
Villalba posted a career best mark in the high jump at 6-6.75 at the Cal/Nevada Championship where he place fifth overall.
Villalba reached the first round of CIF Division 1 in the high jump with his mark of 6-2 his freshman year...Improved his high jump record to 6-6 his junior year in Masters CIF meet...Placed ninth in the high jump his senior year at the State Championships with a mark of 6-9.
Son of Gregory and Veronica Villalba...Has one sibling, Javier...Chose to attend UCSB because his uncle attended UCSB and loved it, having visited the campus several times as a child, Villalba always wanted to go to UCSB and now he is able to represent it as a Gaucho on the track and field team...Favorite movies include Midnight in Paris, Revolver...Some of his favorite bands include Sigor Ros, Blink 182 and Bon Iver...Lists "Kite Runner", "Clockwork Orange" and "Catch 22" as his favorite novels...Javier Sotomayer, Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos are some of his favorite athletes.
High Jump- 2.10m (Cal-Nevada Championships, 3/31/12)