|Hometown:||Huntington Beach, Calif.|
|High School:||Edison HS|
|Previous College:||Orange Community College|
ORANGE COAST COLLEGE
Competed one year at Orange Coast College under head coach Marco Ochoa...set personal bests in the 800m (1:58), 1500m (4:01), 5k (15:22), and four-mile run (22:21)... made dean's list during 2012 season.
Started his collegiate career at Arizona State, but did not compete during his freshman year...made dean's list in 2011.
EDISON HIGH SCHOOL
Ran two seasons of track and one season of cross country for the Chargers under head coach Brian Brierly... qualified for the CIF 800m in 2011... was the 2010 Edison High School track MVP... was named the ASB Character Coalition Award winner in 2010 and 2011... graduated with honors... set personal best times in the 800m (1:58), 1600m (4:37), 3200m (10:02), and three-mile run (16:18).
Born in Riverside, Calif... parents are John and Linda Russell... has one sister, Alyse... majoring in Marketing and Information Systems... chose Fullerton because of the business school.
Place(s) to Run: The Wedge, Huntingtion Beach Pier, Back Bay
Athletic Team: Anaheim Ducks, Bayern Munich
Athlete(s): Alex Morgan, Tom Brady
Movie(s): Star Wars, Boondock Saints, Hot Rod
Musical Artist(s): Linkin Park, The Clash, Beastie Boys
Book(s): Harry Potter, Eragon, Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings
Food: Pop Tarts, Pizza