HIGH SCHOOL — Earned two varsity letters in football for coaches Jeff Carnazzo and Chris Dalman at Palma High School in Salinas, CA … PrepStar All-American and No. 11 offensive lineman in West … Rated No. 32 offensive lineman in nation and three-star rating by PacWest Football … Rated No. 13 offensive lineman in West by PacWest Football.com … Rated No.125 offensive lineman in nation and three-star rating by PacWest Football … First-team All-State (Cal Hi Sports) … Member of SuperPrep Far West (CA/HI/NV) team … Member of Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West second team … Team won league title as a senior … Named Outstanding Lineman in the League after his senior season … Selected to play in the 2002 North-South Shrine All-Star game … Team averaged 225 yards per game on the ground as a senior … As a junior, the team won the league and Division 1 Central Coast Section Championship … Team became the first school in Monterey County to ever win a title … Also lettered in wrestling for coaches Joe Dansby and Joe Aliotti … Earned Coaches Award in wrestling as a junior … Lettered in track and field for coaches Steven Zenk and Steve Clayton …Earned all-league honors in the discus as a junior … Three-time scholar-athlete at his high school.
PERSONAL — Full Name: Elliot Louis Vallejo … Born: May 17, 1984 in Monterey, CA … Parents: Louis and Denice Vallejo … Has one brother, Alexander … Biggest thrill in sports was being a member of the first Central Coast Section championship team of any high school in the county … Former San Francisco 49er Chris Dalman is the athlete he admires the most … Physics is one of his favorite classes … Hobbies include working on and refurbishing cars … Career objective is to become a mechanical engineer.