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Fifth-year senior who already ranks among the top 10 all-time in the shot put, both indoors and outdoors for the Seminoles…Tallahassee native who came to FSU in 2013 after earning All-American honors at Coffeyville Community College…returning after missing both the 2014 indoor and outdoor seasons while rehabbing from an injury.


Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary meet in the shot put as a first-year performer for the Seminoles…highlight of the season came at the ACC Outdoor Championships, where he unleashed a career-best throw of 17.90m (58-8.75) for a runner-up finish, helping FSU to the team title…backed that up a week later with a 17.89m throw to finish second at FSU Twilight…was runner-up in the college/open division at the Florida Relays…also competed in the discus throughout the season with a season-best effort 46.47m (152-5) coming at Florida Relays…came on strong at the end of his first indoor season, scoring a sixth-place finish at the ACC Indoor Championships in the shot put…put forth a season-best throw of 17.10m (56-1.25) at the Samford Invitational.

At Coffeyville CC

One of the top throwers over his two seasons, he was a three-time national championship qualifier and earned NJCAA All-American honors both indoors and outdoors in the shot put in 2012, finishing third outdoors and eighth indoors…broke a 30-year-old school shot put record with a career-best throw of 16.66m (54-8) outdoors in 2012…qualified for 2012 NJCAA Outdoor Championshis in the discus and the weight throw at Indoor Championships…a freshman qualifier in the shot put for the 2011 NJCAA Outdoor meet.


Outstanding student who is finishing his degree in sport management, and boasts a 3.81 cumulative GPA…a two-time All-ACC Academic selection in 2013, when he also earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors…was a two-time NJCAA Academic All-American at Coffeyville…graduated from Chiles High in 2010 where he earned All-State honors in both the shot put and discus as a senior, finishing third and fourth, respectively…holds the school record in the shot put (55-7.25)…member of FSU’s Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship…also served as youth leader at Freedom Church…born Nov. 21, 1991.