|Hometown:||Huntington Beach, Calif.|
|High School:||Mater Dei|
High School -- Three-year varsity letterwinner in volleyball at Mater Dei for Coach Adam Cutrell ... Earned a varsity letter as a forward on the basketball team for Coach Gary McKnight ... Two-time All-Trinity League first-team selection ... Helped lead the Monarchs to the 2011 CIF Division I title ... Earned All-Orange County first-team honors in 2011 ... 2012 Volleyball Fab 50 selection ... Averaged 3.8 kills per set as a senior ... In basketball, he helped lead the Monarchs to the 2010 CIF Division I championship as a forward.
Club Volleyball -- Played for the Balboa Bay Volleyball Club ... Member of the team that finished second at the 2011 USA Volleyball High-Performance championships.
Personal -- Has one younger sister ... Chose UCLA for its winning tradition and balance of athletics and academics ... Lists winning the 2011 CIF championship as his athletic highlight ... Admires former UCLA and Indiana Pacers star Reggie Miller ... Enjoys beach volleyball and golf as hobbies ... Sister, Elise, is a member of the women's sand volleyball team ... Uncle Edward Zappia is a UCLA graduate ... Earned a spot on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Winter 2015, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Winter 2016 ... Political Science major.