|Hometown:||Walnut Creek, Calif.|
|High School:||De La Salle|
|Previous College:||Santa Monica College|
SANTA MONICA COLLEGE
Played two seasons at Santa Monica College before transferring to UCSB.
Graduated in 2007 from De Le Salle High School in Concord, Calif. ... Played two years as an opposite for the Spartans under coach JD Brosnan ... Named first team All-Bay Valley Athletics League (BUAL) in 2007 ... Recognized by Contra Costa Times as one of the top six players in the North Coast Section ... Received Student Service Award in 2006 and was a member of the Brick Laying Guild ... Also played basketball for two years.
Born Nov. 10, 1988 in Walnut Creek, Calif. ... Parents are Graden and Stacey ... Has an older brother, Derek, and a younger sister, Janelle ... Majoring in history with the hopes of becoming a teacher ... Roots for the the Golden State Warriors and the San Francisco 49ers ... Favorite athlete is Barry Bonds ... Enjoys watching the movie Hook ... Cap'n Jazz and Mac Dre are his favorite musicians ... Favorite book is A Brave New World ... Will eat anything from Carl's Jr. ... Favorite volleyball player is John Mayer ... Santa Monica Pier is his favorite place to play volleyball ... Hobbies include swimming ... Received the High Point Award at the Lafayette City Meet for swimming when he was six years old.