High School -- Four-year varsity letterman in cross country and two-year winner in track ... No. 1 runner for Jesuit HS his senior year ... Second-team All-State in 2006 ... Four-time All-League and All-Metro honoree ... Four-time competitor at the XC state meet ... Led Jesuit to state titles in cross country in 2005 and 2006 ... Two-time competitor at the Nike Team Nationals where his team placed fourth in 2006 and seventh in 2005 ... Finished sixth at Nike Team Nationals individually in 2006 ... Was the 2005 Sac-Juaquin and sub-section champion ... Three-time Jesuit Outstanding Runner of the Year for cross country ... Prep best of 9:09.61 in the 3200m (#10 all-time at Jesuit HS) and 15:24 in the 5k race ... Named Outstanding Distance Runner for the track team in 2007 ... Competed at the CA State Meet in 2007 and was an All-Metro honoree.
Personal - Born November 14th, 1988 in Sacramento, CA ... Son of Arnold and Lynette Watchempino ... Has one brother, Nathan ... Undeclared major.