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Ka'imi Fairbairn
Player Profile:
Ka'imi Fairbairn 1263925
Position: Place Kicker
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kailua, Hawaii
High School: Punahou

UCLA - Lou Groza Award winner became the all-time leading scorer for the Pac-12 Conference and UCLA during the 2015 season ... Finished his career by connecting on 41 straight field goal attempts from 35 yards and in ... Handled all of the Bruin placekicking chores in his four seasons in the program ...  Added kickoff duty in years two, three and four ... First Bruin to score over 100 points in four straight seasons.


2015 - Saw action in all 13 games as placekicker and also handled kickoffs ... Lou Groza Award winner ... Consensus first-team All-America selection (AP, FWAA, AFCA, Walter Camp, si.com) ... First-team All-Conference (AP) ... Second-team All-Conference selection (coaches) ... Finished his career first on the all-time scoring list for the Pac-12 and UCLA with 413 points ... Fourth on the all-time UCLA field goals made list with 68 ... Became the all-time leading scorer on a 22-yard field goal against Washington State ... Had a streak of 19 straight field goals made during the season ... His 60-yard field goal against Cal was the longest in school history and the longest ever in a Conference game ... It was tied for the second-longest ever by a conference player ... Booted a 53-yard kick against Arizona State earlier in the season which was then the fourth-longest in school history ... His 20 made field goals tied for seventh-most in a season by a Bruin player ... Tied his career-best with four field goals against Washington State ... Had 59 touchbacks on his 84 kickoff attempts.

2014 - Saw action in all 13 games as the placekicker and also handled the kickoffs ... Connected on 18 of 22 field goal attempts for an .818 which ranked 19th in the nation, third in the Pac-12 ... Finished the season having made 13 of his last 14 field goal attempts overall ... 50 of his 80 kickoffs went for touchbacks ... Converted all three field goal attempts at Washington ... Presented the Captain Don Brown Award for Most Improved Player (special teams) at the team's annual banquet.

2013 - Saw action in all 13 games as the Bruin placekicker ... Also handled kickoff duties ... Presented the Most Valuable Special Teams Player Award at the Sun Bowl ... Ranked 49th in the nation, fourth in the conference in kick scoring (7.8) and ninth in scoring among all players ... His 101 points scored ranked 15th on the all-time school season list.

2012 - Saw action in all 14 games as the Bruin placekicker ... Connected on 14 of his 15 field goal attempts from 35-yards-and-in during the season ... Made 11 in a row from that range to end the season ... Made a season-long 48-yarder against Stanford in the Rose Bowl ... His 33-yard kick at Arizona State with no time left provided the winning points in a 45-43 Bruin victory ... Scored 104 points on the season, tied for 11th on the school single-season list ... His total of 16 made field goals ranks tied for 11th on that school single-season list.

HIGH SCHOOL - Ka'imi (Kuh-EE-me) saw action as a kicker and punter at Punahou HS for coach Kale Ane ... Two-star recruit according to rivals.com and scout.com ... No. 9 prospect in the state of Hawaii according to ESPN ... ESPN two-star recruit ... As a senior, he put 95 percent of his kickoffs into the end zone, and hit 13 of 18 field goal tries, including one from 55 yards ... Named first-team all-state as a senior and junior and to the All-ILH Division Team ... Earned second-team all-state honors as a sophomore ... Three-year winner of the Special Team MVP Award ... Also played soccer (central defender) for coach Dave Trifonovitch ... Named first-team all-state as a senior and junior for the two-time State champs ... ILH Defensive Player of the Year his last two seasons.

PERSONAL - Full Name: John Christian Ka'iminoeauloameka'ikeokekumupa'a Fairbairn ... Born in Kailua, HI... Parents: John and Rochelle Fairbairn... Has one younger brother, Kona, and one younger sister Kiara ... .. Lists his biggest thrill in sports as getting the chance to meet so many people from all over the country ... Lists the NFL's Billy Cundiff as the athlete he admires the most ... Earned a spot on the UCLA Athletic Director's Honor Roll in Fall 2012, Spring 2015 ... Hobbies include playing golf.



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