|Born:||March 4th, 1991|
|Hometown:||Terra Linda, Calif.|
|High School:||Terra Linda HS|
UC Santa Barbara
Competed in the 400m and 800m throughout the season. Ran a best time of 49.56
in the 400m at Bryan Clay Invitational where he placed 25th. Posted a best time of
1:54.41 in the 800m at All-Cal Challenge.
Did not compete
Houssain focused on the sprints this season and ran a personal best time of 50.03 in the 400m dash at the UC San Diego Triton Invitational...Assisted the men's 4x400m relay team third place time of 3:19.86 at the USC Triton Invitational.
Competed for Terra Linda HS in the Marin County League of the CIF-North Coast Section...Held times of 51.01 in the 400m and 2:05 in the 800m...Placed fifth at CIF in the 400m in 2009, and moved on to the Meet of Champions.
Houssain is majoring in global studies...Would like to work in the international arena, possibly for the U.N. or an NGO...Member of the Muslim Student Association, Assosiated Students, Students for Justice in Palestine, and Invisible Children...Enjoys wrestling, soccer, traveling, and discussing politics and philosophy...Says his favorite aspect of collegiate track is being surrounded by talent... Has two siblings, Jalil and Hisham... Parents are Annette Van Driel and Afif Houssain
Dean's List, UCSB- Fall 2009-Winter 2012
Outstanding Male Athlete of Terra Linda HS- 2009
800m- 1:54.41 (All-Cal Challenge)
400m- 49.56 (Bryan Clay Invitational, 4/20/12)
200m - 22.91 (Cal Poly Dual Meet, 5/1/2010)