|Hometown:||Garden Grove, Calif.|
|High School:||Pacifica HS|
UC Santa Barbara
Competed in Discuss and Javelin in his first year at UCSB. Threw a season best of
46.12m in discuss throw at Oxy Invitational where he placed 15 th. Placed sixth in
Javelin at Big West Challenge cup.
Was basketball Co-MVP for the 2010-2011 season...Fourth in the record books for all-time rebounds in a season (285)...Placed first in the Empire League his junior and senior year...Achieved the Coaches Award in football his senior year...Graduated with an unweighted GPA of 3.59...Prominent member of the Drama and Environmentalist Club.
Son of Albert Hughes Jr. and Serette Mitchell-Hughes...Has siblings, Bonniann Flowers, Andrew and Alicia Hughes...Chose UCSB because the competition brought him here...Hopes to double major in Philosophy and Political Science...Enjoys school and studying and playing basketball...Favorite movies include The Matrix Trilogy...Lists his favorite artists as LMFAO and Right Said Fred...Favorite novel is East of Eden...Blake Griffin is his favorite athlete.
Discuss Throw- 46.12m (Oxy Invitational, 5/05/12)
Javelin- 50.74m (Big West Challenge Cup, 4/13/12)