Career Bests (thru 2013 indoors): High Jump: 7-3 1/4i (2.21) Long Jump: 21-6¾ (6.57) Triple Jump: 48-11 (14.91)
Stanford Record Book: Outdoors High Jump: 7th Indoors High Jump: 2nd
At Stanford: One of the best high jumpers in Stanford history ... earned two indoor second-team All-America honors.
2013 Season: Indoors - Placed 13th at the NCAA Championships with a jump of 7-2 1/2 to earn second-team All-America honors for the second time ... jumped a personal record 7-3 1/4 while placing second at the Don Kirby Invitational ... it was the second-highest in Stanford indoor history and came on his first try ... placed third in the MPSF Championships with a jump of 7-3 ... cleared 7-3 in three consecutive meets ... jumped in six altogether.
2012 Season: Outdoors - Placed seventh in the high jump at the Pac-12 Championships at 7-0 1/4 ... advanced to the NCAA West Preliminary Round in Austin, Texas, where he jumped 6-11 3/4 in the preliminaries ... also jumped 7-1 at the Stanford Invitational ... triple-jumped at the Pac-12's, but did not have a legal jump. Indoors - Placed second in the high jump at the MPSF Championships at 7-1 1/2.
2011 Season: Outdoors - Qualified for the NCAA Preliminary Round in the high jump ...finished seventh in the meet at 6-11... top jump of the season came to win the Big Meet (6-11¾) ... also finished second in the triple jump (48-11) at the Big Meet. Indoors - Earned second-team All-America honors after placing 13th at the NCAA Championships in the high jump with a mark of 6-10¾ ... placed third at the MPSF Championships at 7-2¾ ... leaped a personal best of 7-3 at the New Mexico Invitational.
2010 Season: Outdoors - Qualified for the NCAA Preliminary Round in the high jump, placing 20th ... top outdoor high jump came at the Stanford Invitational with a mark of 6-10¼ ... the Big Meet champion in the high jump and also placed third in the triple jump with a season best of 46-1¼. Indoors - High-jumped a season best 7-1 at the Cherry and Silver Classic ... placed sixth at the MPSF Championships with a mark of 6-9½.
High School: A 2009 All-American in the high jump ... had a best of 7-1 at Oaks Christian School of Westlake Village, Calif., the No. 8 jump in the U.S. ... placed fifth in the 2009 California state championships at 6-9 ... won the CIF-Southern Section Masters and Division IV titles in the high jump ... broke the school record in the triple jump with 46-9 1/4 to win the Ventura County championship ... helped Oaks Christian to a 25-4 record in basketball as a senior, reaching the CIF Southern Section Division IV-A semifinals.
Personal: Majoring in civil engineering ... parents are Bill and Elga Sharpe ... also played varsity basketball in high school ... won the slam dunk competition at Stanford basketball's Cardinal-White Scrimmage ... a proficient piano player ... was a regular actor in high school spring musicals.