|Hometown:||Lake Stevens, Wash.|
|High School:||Lake Stevens|
AS A JUNIOR IN 2008: Placed 34th in the Stanford Invitational on Sept. 27 with an 8k time of 27:37 ... Placed 26th in the Shoreline Open on Oct. 25 with a time of 23:58.
PERSONAL BESTS: From High School: 1600m-4:25 3200m-9:35
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2006 graduate of Lake Stevens High School in Lake Stevens, Wash. ... coached by Ernie Goshorn ... team finished fourth in state in 2006 ... named team captain, Most Inspirational, earned the Coaches Award, and named Most Valuable Runner ... finished 16th in the 1,500-meters at the Junior Olympics ... involved in French Club, Key Club ... was a "Big Viking" mentor.
PERSONAL: Son of Steven Smith and Becky Willis-Smith ... has one older brother, Erik ... enjoys running, painting, and playing the piano ... plans to major in civil engineering.