|Hometown:||Santa Monica, Calif.|
|High School:||Santa Monica|
COLLEGE PERSONAL BESTS
Bronco Invitational (2009)- 8k in 26:33
Shoreline Open (2009)- 23:25
from High School:
800m- 2:00 (2009)
1600m- 4:32 (2009)
3200m- 9:37 (2009)
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2009 graduate of Santa Monica High School in Santa Monica, Calif. ... coached by Tania Fischer ... earned All-District honors in 2007 and in 2008 ... was named All-State in 2008 ... named Most Valuable Runner in cross-country and in track & field senior season.
PERSONAL: Son of Tareke and Almaz Tesfu ... has five siblings: Yonas, Filimon, Adonay, Dogol, and Rewina ... born in Ethiopia ... lists running and biking as hobbies ... member of the California Scholarship Federation and Honors Society ... loves to listen to music.