|High School:||Catalina Foothills HS|
As a junior, played in 23 games and started 5… Team Captain… Averaged 2.1 ppg, 2.3 rpg and shot 47.2 percent from the floor and 75 percent from the line… Scored season high 7 points versus Puget Sound (12/16/12)… Grabbed season high 5 rebounds twice, versus La Sierra (11/21/12) and at Whittier (2/16/13)… Had career high 3 blocks at Pomona-Pitzer (2/2/13)… voted Mr. Hustle
As a junior, played in all 25 games ... Team captain ... Averaged 2.7 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 1.2 apg, and 1 bpg ... 1.4 assist:turnover ratio ... Converted go-ahead game winning shot versus Pacifica (11/22/11) ... Season-high six points three times ... Season-high three assists four times ... Season-high seven rebounds versus Redlands (1/21/12) ... Season-high two blocks two times
As a sophomore, played in all 25 games and started six ... Team captain ... Averaged 1.7 ppg, 2.8 rpg, and .8 apg ... 1.2 assist/turnover ratio ... Hauled in career-high 11 rebounds in win versus Eastern Nazarene ... Season-high six points at Whittier
As a freshman, started 8 games before season-ending injury ... Averaged 4.0 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 3.3 apg, 1.4 spg, .9 bpg, and shot 52 percent from the field ... Career-high and team-high eight assists in first ever collegiate game at La Sierra ... Scored career-high 10 points in second matchup versus La Sierra ... Voted Mr. Glue and Citizen of the Year by teammates ... Named captain for 2010-11
Scholar Athlete for state and region ... Science Olympiad nationals ... Basketball team state semi-finalists ... Region champions ... Regional tournament champions ... All-region honorable mention
Mechanical Engineering major...Born June 1, 1991 in Tucson, Ariz...Lists his hobbies as 3D printing and reading...His favorite team is the Los Angeles Lakers...His best athletic achievement was hitting the game winner against Pacifica...Names his high school math teacher Ms. Vakavelar and his high school basketball coach Michael Steward as his biggest influences...His best research project was as a SURF fellow studying variable density turbulent flaws...Interned at GLHN Architects and Engineers in Arizona during the summers of 2010 and 2011...Parents are Todd (Caltech grad) and Karie...Has a sister named Libby
"Basketball at Caltech provides not only an opportunity to get on the court and forget about the stresses of such a rigorous institution, but also an opportunity to learn different lessons, about teamwork and cooperation, that are often difficult to obtain through pure academics."