THIS SEASON: Redshirt sophomore Alex Rohani returns to action after sitting out last season. He had a solid first season of competing in the 400m race for the Trojans. He won the California high school state 400m title in 2012.
Rohani redshirted and did not compete in any meets.
Rohani kept improving throughout the year, running a PR of 46.68 to place fourth at the Pac-12 Championships on May 18. He also took second in the 400m race with a time of 46.98 at the USC-UCLA Dual Meet on May 4. He advanced to the NCAA West Preliminary rounds where he had a time of 47.15 to place 28th. He also set a 200m PR of 21.48 (+0.9) at the Cal State Los Angeles Invitational on March 8.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rohani graduated in 2013 from Beverly Hills High in Beverly Hills, Calif. He posted a PR of 46.71 in the 400m dash to place third at the 2013 California State meet. He was the reigning state champion in the 400m dash as he won in 2012 with a time of 47.34. Rohani also won the 400m title in 2012 for the Ocean League, CIF-Southern Section Division III and CIF Southern Section Masters Meet. Rohani has a PR of 21.79w in the 200m.
PERSONAL: Rohani was born on February 21, 1995 in Los Angeles, Calif...His parents are Zahra and Shardad and he has a sister, Sara...His hobbies include spending time with family and friends, playing video games, listening to musicand playing basketball...His favoritetype offood is Mexican ...His favorite actor is Tom Cruise, favorite musician is childish Gambino, favorite movie is A Night at the Roxbury and favorite TV shows include Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead...Lists Kobe Bryant as his sports hero because of his strong work ethic and ability to always come through in the clutch...Hopes to travel toGreece and Italy someday...He is a Public Policy and Development major at USC.
CAREER BESTS: 100m-- 10.88 200m-- 21.48 400m -- 46.68