2009 - Placed second in the 5000m against USC (14:37.90) ... Ran a lifetime-best 14:20.46 in the 5000m at the Oxy Invite.
2008 Cross Country - Did not compete.
High School - Four-year letterman in track and cross country ... 2006 CIF Div. III cross country state champion, and earned runner-up honors in 2007 ... 2006 Central Coast Section champion ... Ten-time league champion ... 2004 Footlocker West Freshman champion ... Placed 14th at the 2008 Nike Outdoor Nationals in the two-mile ... Led team to a fourth-place finish at the 2007 Div. III State Cross Country Championships ... Set freshman school records in the 1600m (4:25) and 3200m (9:46), a sophomore record in the 3200m (9:22) and junior records in the mile (4:12) and two-mile (9:08).
Personal - Born October 15, 1989 in Mogadishu, Somalia ... Son of Faisal Abdi and Fadumo Jingele ... Has four brothers and sisters - Mohamud, Mustafa, Sam Sam and Amina ... Undeclared major.
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