Shot-putter who have made his Olympic debut in 2004, and won a bronze medal in the 2012 Olympics. He visited Lakeside SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, where he starred in shot-put, wrestling, soccer, and football. He won yellow metal in the 2006 Globe Indoor Championships, with the 2007 Globe Championships. He wedded Renata Hoffa during his profession. He was section of a 2012 USA Olympic Field group that included Marquise Goodwin.