THIS YEAR: Redshirt sophomore distance runner Bryan Jordan transferred to USC from California and will add to the Trojans' depth in the distances.
BEFORE USC: Competed in cross country in 2011 and 2012 for California. He earned a varsity letter in indoor track at California, running the 1200m leg of Cal's DMR at the 2012 MPSF Indoor Track & Field Championships in Seattle, Wash.
HIGH SCHOOL: Jordan attended Galena High. He claimed the Nevada state crown in the 3200m (9:21.17) and was second in the 1600m (4:11.34). He broke the 1982 Nevada state record in the 1600m. As a junior, took second in the Northern Regional final in the 1600 (4:20.45) and was a Nike Cross Country Nationals finalist. Finished his high school career as a three-time regional champion, including cross country ... helped the squad to the 2007 Nevada state title. He served as team captain in 2008.
PERSONAL: Bryan was born on December 14, 1992 in Visalia, Calif...His parents are Michael and Cheryl and he has two brothers, Nathan and Evan...His hobbies include music, hiking, photography and travel...His favorite food is pizza...His favorite musician is Katy Perry...Would like to visit New Zealand...Hopes to pursue artist management someday...He is a Music Industry-Business major at USC.
CAREER BESTS: 1500m -- 3:51