|Hometown:||Los Angeles, Calif.|
Attended Loyola High School where he was a varsity team captain both his junior and senior year for the Cubs. In 2018, he finished third at the Arcadia Invitational in the open section of the shot put and followed that up by throwing a personal best of 16.58m (54' 5") in the same event less than a week later. He would close out his senior year to finish sixth at the CIF Southern Section Division 1 Finals in the shot put. Coached by Fernando Hernandez, Nigel Davies, and Andre Woodert.
Parents are Cesar Melendez and Sally Buzo...Majoring in Political Science...Career Goals are to become a lawyer...Athletic Goals are to gain All-American status and break the UCSB school record in the shot put...hobbies include ultimate frisbee, biking, and hanging out with friends.
Shot Put - 16.58m (54' 5")