- Majoring in physical education/sports
- Hometown is Orem, Utah
- Served an LDS mission in Texas
- Won Utah discus state championship each year of high school (1984-87)
- 1986 Prep All-American
- First in discus at 1986 NAtional Junior Olympics and Southwest Invitational
- First in shot put and discus at 1987 Southwest Invitational
- Two-Time NCAA Outdoor All-American: 1989 (Discus), 1990 (Discus)
Placed eighth at the NCAA Championships in the discus (163-10.00) to earn All-American honors...first in discus at the 1989 HCAC championships for All-HCAC award.
Placed third at the NCAA Championships in the discus (164-11.00), earning All-American honors...placed first in the discus at the 1990 HCAC championships, earning All-HCAC honors.