Oscar Pearson
Oscar Pearson
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Salinas, Calif.
High School: Alisal HS
Position: Sprints/Jumps

UC Santa Barbara
2012


Pearson competed in long jump and triple jump throughout the 2012
season…Posted a season best of 6.29m in long jump and 13.60m in triple jump.

High School
Pearson was Tri-County Athletic League champion in the triple jump...Second farthest jump in school history in the triple jump and second fastest in the 300m hurdles...Lettered in both track and football.

Personal
Son of Gladys Mejia...has four siblings, Jesus, Abraham, Alfonso Valdez and Alba Roland...Was on honor roll all four years of high school...Was senior class Vice President...Enjoys writing, watching movies, being active and listening to music in his free time...All six members of his family played football at the same high school and all wore the number 7...Favorite movies are "Pulp Fiction", "Fight Club"...Favorite books are "A Clockwork Orange", "Fight Club", and "Diary of a Wimpy Kid"...Favorite athletes are Adrian Peterson, Walter Payton, and Seve Prefontaine.

Collegiate Bests

Long Jump- 6.29m (Riverside Dual, 3/10/12)
Triple Jump- 23.60 (Bryan Clay Invite, 4/20/12)