THIS YEAR: Freshman Michael Gonzalez joins the jumps team this year, focusing on the pole vault.
HIGH SCHOOL: Gonzalez graduated from Lodi HS in 2016. He has bests of 16-0 in the pole vault, 14.74 in the 100m HH, and 38.86 in the 300m IH. He took first place in 2015 and 2016 at the California TCAL League Championships and placed sixth at the CIF Championships in 2015.
PERSONAL: Michael was born on February 9, 1998...Mother is Silvia Gonzalez and he has seven siblings, Luis, Desirae, Gideon, Shaunee, Clarissa, Daniel, and Naomi...His sports heroes are his teammates because they push him to achieve his goals and his coaches because they help young adults like him to reach their potential in athletics...Lists favorite foods as macaroni and cheese, steak sandwiches, and Mexican food...One day would like to travel to Spain...Enjoys cliff jumping, hiking, surfing, and swimming…Favorite actor is George Clooney…Hopes to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and pursue a master’s degree...He is a Human Biology major at USC.
CAREER BESTS: Pole Vault– 16-0 100m HH – 14.74 300m IH – 38.86