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Sina Javidan-Nejad
Position: Throws
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Fair Oaks, Calif.
High School: Jesuit

Career Bests (thru 3/25/14):

Shot Put: 45-10 3/4 (13.99m)
Discus: 131-3 (40.00m)

2014 Season: Outdoors - Competed unattached in the shot put and discus at the Hornet Invitational, throwing 45-10 3/4 (shot) and 131-3 (discus). Indoors -- Did not compete.

High School: The graduate of Jesuit High in Carmichael was one of Northern California’s top throwers, earning a pair of top-three finishes at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Meet … second in the shot put and third in the discus, earning state meet berths in both events in 2013 … best shot put of 58-4½ earned second at the SJS Division I finals … improved by nearly 10 feet in each of the past two years in the shot, from 40-0 as a sophomore ... best discus of 164-2 came at the state meet prelims.

Personal: The son of Javid Javidan-Nejad and Nasim Fazel ... has a younger sister, Monah ... born in Michigan ... high school coaches and teammates call him "The Persian Machine" ... volunteers at local Farsi school and co-runs summer sports camp for Persian youth in the Sacramento area ... awarded Art History Scholar of the Year at Jesuit High ... member of National Honors Society for two years ... anticipates majoring in biology with a possible career as an anesthesiologist ... enjoys spending time with family and friends ... was 6-foot-6, 285 pounds entering Stanford.