|Hometown:||Santa Monica, Calif.|
|High School:||Crossroads HS|
2014 -- Appeared in 18 games, making nine starts … split time between left back, right back and center back, logging 745 minutes … scored his first-career goal in the 90th minute at Cal on Oct. 10 to force overtime … contributed to seven of UCLA’s eight shutouts (at North Carolina, Santa Clara, Cal Poly, UC Santa Barbara, CSUN, at San Diego State and Oregon State).
2013 -- Played in 14 games, making seven starts ... split time between left back and center back ... played in all seven of UCLA's shutouts on the season, logging 629 minutes.
2012 -- Appeared in 12 games, making five starts (at Cal Poly, at Oregon State, at Washington, vs. Stanford and in the NCAA Tournament vs. San Diego) ... Helped UCLA earn shutouts at Cal Poly (Sept. 23) and at Washington (Oct. 29).
U.S. National Team -- Competed for the U.S. U-18 National Team at the 2011 Milk Cup in Northern Ireland, helping the team to a third-place finish ... played for the U.S. U-20's at the 2012 Marbella Cup in Spain, participating in all three matches and recording an assist ... Also competed for the U.S. U-20's in the 2013 Toulon Tournament in France, playing in two matches ... Led the U.S. to a runner-up finish at the 2013 CONCACAF U-20 Championship, playing in three of the team's five matches in the tournament ... helped the U.S. earn a 2-0 shutout against Cuba in the CONCACAF semifinals and played all 90 minutes in the U.S.'s victory over Haiti ... Also played 107 minutes in the final against Mexico ... started and played all 90 minutes in two of the U.S.'s matches at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.
High School/Club -- Played for two years at Crossroads High School in Santa Monica, Calif. ... Rated No. 23 recruit in the country by Top Drawer Soccer ... Member of Pateadores Club team that won the 2010-2011 U.S. U-17/18 Development Academy Championship ... Named to the 2010-2011 U.S. Soccer Development Academy Starting XI ... Member of LA Galaxy U-18 Youth Academy team, playing in two reserve games with the club.
Personal -- Decided to attend UCLA because it was close to home and because of the good weather and great soccer program ... Lists his biggest thrill as winning the Development Academy National Championship with Pateadores in 2011 ... Parents: John Howell and Michelle Torre ... Mother Michelle attended UCLA ... Full name is Javan Rene Torre Howell ... Born October 20, 1993 ... English major.