Bijan Hejazi
Bijan Hejazi
Height: 5-10
Weight: 165
Year: Junior
Hometown: Santa Clara, Calif.
High School: Cupertino HS
UC Santa Barbara
Bijan Hejazi, who is likely to play No. 1 singles as a sophomore in 2006-07, had one of the best freshman seasons in UCSB program history, particularly in terms of singles...He was selected First Team All-Big West in singles after finishing with a 20-6 dual match record..Also named Big West Freshman of the Year...Went 13-3 at No. 2, 4-3 at No. 3 and 3-0 at No. 4...Took part in doubles just 10 times in UCSB's 26 matches and playing with four different partners he had a 4-6 record...Six of his 10 doubles outings were played with Elad Stern and he was 2-4 in those matches. High School
Attended Cupertino High School where he was a Scholar Athlete Award winner...Coached by Malcolm Allen. Juniors
Earned a No. 19 national ranking in Under 18 singles...Also earned a No. 6 ranking in Northern California...Won the Inter-Scholastic West title and advanced to the Northern California Sectionals...Coached by Malcolm Allen of Oakland, Calif...Won the 2006 National Open Championship in Lakewood, Calif. Personal
Born to Amir and Mojdeh Hejazi in San Jose, Calif....Hopes to major in film studies...Hejazi was on the Principal's Honor Roll in three of his four years in high school and he earned academic honors as a freshman at UCSB...His favorite athletes include Roger Federer, Muhammed Ali, Michael Jordan and Terrell Owens...Speaks Farsi and Spanish in addition to English..."The Count of Monte Cristo" is his favorite movie...Also competed in track and field as a high school athlete.