THIS YEAR: Freshman T.J. Brock figures to be a key member of the USC sprint corps immediately.
HIGH SCHOOL: Brock graduated in 2016 from Chaminade College Prep where he was a two-time state champion in the 100m dash. He won the 100m dash at the 2016 CIF State Championships with a time of 10.43 and in 2015 with a wind-legal best time of 10.34. Ran a wind-aided 10.20 at the 2015 Mt. SAC Relays, second-fastest 100m time by a California high schooler to Quincy Watts' 10.17. Chaminade won the state title his junior season. Won every 100m race he competed in since 2014. Also played defensive back in football for Chaminade.
PERSONAL: T.J. was born on February 3, 1998. His parents are Tarrik and Kanika Brock and he has one brother, Christopher...His mother was his track coach in high school and competed in track herself at USC...His father was a major league baseball player and current first base coach for the San Diego Padres...Says his father is his sports hero as he overcame adversity and still managed to achieve his goals...T.J. is a Communications major at USC...His hobbies include flying planes and traveling...His favorite movie is Gladiator and favorite superhero is Deadpool...His favorite meal is chicken pad thai....Some day would like to travel to Germany...After USC would like to run professionally and become a pilot.
CAREER BESTS: 100m - 10.20w/10.34 200m - 20.78w/20.88