|Hometown:||Santa Ana, Calif.|
|High School:||Foothill HS|
2013: Competed in both indoor and outdoor season … Placed 29th in 200m with a 23.70 and placed 17th in the high jump with a 6-0.50 at the Cherry & Silver Invitational on 1/18 … Placed 15th in the 60m hurdles prelims with an 8.83 but did not finish in the 60m hurdles final, placed 13th in shot put with a 42-5.50 at the Cherry & Silver Invitational on 1/19 … Placed seventh in shot put with a 42-8.75, eighth in discus with a 134-3, and third in javelin with a 164-7 at the Tri-Meet on 4/6 … Finished sixth in long jump with a 30-1.50, second in discus with a 135-1, and fourth in javelin with a 136-6 at the Big Meet on 4/20 … Finished fourth in 110m hurdles with a 15.78 and sixth in pole vault with a 12-8.00 at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational on 4/26 … Finished eighth in discus with a 138-3 at the Brutus Hamilton Open on 4/27.
JC/High School: Took third in the state JC championships in the decathlon with a score of 6,671 points ... Captured the Orange Empire Conference title, as well ... Named the Orange Coast College Athlete of the Year ... Primarily a discus thrower at Foothill HS, where he posted a top mark of 176-8 ... Received the Knight of the Year Award.
Personal: Born June 6, 1992 ... Parents are James and Margaret Cruikshank ... Sister, Elle, was an All-American heptathlete at Chico State ... Once chased by elephants during a visit to Zimbabwe ... Business administration major.