|Hometown:||Granite Bay, Calif.|
|High School:||Granite Bay HS|
2015: Did not compete.
2014: Did not compete during the indoor season ... Made his California track & field debut on 3/8 at the California Outdoor Opener with a fifth place finish in the 1500-meters with a time of 3:52.22 ... Clocked a time of 1:54.16 in the 800-meters and 3:53.37 in the 1500-meters at the Hornet Invitational on 3/22 ... Posted a mark of 1:54.90 in the 800-meters on 4/5 at the Stanford Invitational ... Placed seventh in the 1500-meters at the Big Meet on 4/12 with a time of 3:54.09 and also anchored the 4x400-meter relay that clocked a time of 3:25.34.
High School: Attended Granite Bay High School in Granite Bay, Calif. … Sierra Foothill League Champion in Cross Country in 2011, 2012 … Sac-Joaquin Section Division 1 Champion for cross country in 2012, and track for 1600m in 2013 … Sac-Joaquin Masters Champion in Track for 1600m in 2013 … Best marks during high school were 15:20 for Cross Country 5km in 2012, 49.72 in 400m in 2013, 1:53.81 in 800m in 2013, and 4:13:94 in 1600m in 2013.
Personal: Born on October 24, 1994 … Parents are Julie Thornton and Jerome Brendel … Undeclared major … Has four siblings … Enjoys being a photographer in his free time … Also competes on the Cal cross country team.