|Hometown:||Palo Alto, Calif.|
|High School:||Palo Alto HS|
Joined the UCLA baseball program in January 2012...also played for the UCLA football team as a quarterback in 2011...did not play in any football games in 2011 (redshirt).
Played for the Fontanetti A's of the Far West League, earning all-league honorable mention accolades.
Two-year varsity baseball and football letterwinner at Palo Alto High School under head coaches Erick Raich and Earl Hansen, respectively...as a senior, batted .312 with 20 RBI, 32 runs, 14 stolen bases and a .468 on-base percentage...earned first-team All-Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) acclaim as an outfielder...also helped lead Palo Alto to the CIF Central Coast Section Division I title in addition to the SCVAL championship...on the football field, completed 165 of 251 passes for 2,700 yards and 30 touchdowns...named the San Francisco Chronicle's Peninsula Player of the Year...also secured San Jose Mercury News Player of the Year acclaim and named the SCVAL Most Valuable Player...led Palo Alto to the CIF Division I State title and a perfect 10-0 SCVAL record...named first-team All-State at the quarterback position by MaxPreps.com after leading Palo Alto to a 14-0 overall record as a senior.
Full name: Christoph Biagio Bono...Born in Palo Alto, Calif...Christoph is the older of Steve and Christina Bono's two children...has one younger sister, Sophia...father, Steve, played quarterback at UCLA from 1980-84 and baseball for the Bruins in 1982 (catcher) before enjoying a successful 15-year career in the NFL...both his parents attended UCLA...Economics major.