Parents are Mr. and Mrs. Soakimi Tuipulotu...recruited by Oklahoma, Washington, California, San Diego State, Boise State and Hawai'i...majoring in business education.
Named to the San Mateo County All-Star team in '83...all-league in '82 and '83...selected Honorable Mention All-Bay Area in '83...also lettered in track at San Mateo High...coached by Buzz Williams.
Leading rusher for jayvee...averaged 5.98 yards per carry and scored five touchdowns...saw limited varsity action.
Second-leading rusher on the team with 587 yards...averaged a team-leading 6.52 yards per carry...had three touchdowns.
Injured a knee during a spring scrimmage and missed the entire season.