Monitor and field competitor who produced a profession as a specialist pacemaker. He was a nine-time All-American and two-time Academics All-American while at the College or university of Oregon, which he went to from 2003 to 2006. He was a pacemaker for most record setting shows between 800 and 1500M occasions. He was created and elevated in Chicago, Illinois. He and decathlete Ashton Eaton both graduated through the College or university of Oregon.