|High School:||Martin Luther King HS|
Attended Martin Luther King High School in Riverside. Won All Big-8 League honors as a junior and senior in cross country. Big-8 runner-up in he 800m twice, as a junior and senior. Finished second in the CIF-SS Division 1 finals in the 800m during his senior year. Holds the MLK High School record in the 800m at 1:52.63. Also member of school record setting 4 x 400m, 4 x 800m, 4 x 1600m and DMR squads for the Wolves. High school coaches were Brad Peters and John Corona. Also played club soccer for RFC Milan.
Parents are Darlene Kriesel and Pedro Torres...Stepfather is Wes Kriesel...Majoring in Environmental Science...Member of Athletes in Action...Plays guitar and enjoys writing music...Favorite book, "A Peoples History of the United States" by Howard Zinn...Personal heroes are: Martin Luther King, Naomi Klein, Amy Goodman and Noam Chomsky...Most memorable athletic achievement was running the 4 x 1600m relay at the Mt. Sac Relays.
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