|Hometown:||Moreno Valley, CA|
|High School:||Granite Hills HS|
|Previous College:||Riverside City College|
CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE - 2013
Robert Thomas clocked a season-best 49.08 in the 400 meters at the Texas Invitational (Apr. 13) ... had CSUN's second-best 400 meter time of the season. INDOOR SEASON: qualified for the 400 meters at the MPSF Championships (Feb. 23) where he ran a season-best 49.28 to place 22nd in the final.
RIVERSIDE CITY COLLEGE
Thomas spent two seasons (2010-12) at Riverside City College in Riverside, Calif. ... competed in the 200 and 400 meters as well as the 4x400 relay for the Tigers ... had a PR of 47.9 in the 400 meters ... his team won the track & field state championship in 2012 ... earned his associate of arts degree in Physical Education in 2012.
GRANITE HILLS HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered in track & field and basketball at Granite Hills High School in Apple Valley, Calif. ... was named Most Improved Runner for the Cougars track team ... had a top 400 meter time of 48.8 ... also played four seasons as a small/power forward for the Cougras basketball squad ... graduated in 2010.
Born December 31, 1991 in Montclair, Calif. ... parents are Charlotte Prince and Waiverly Thomas ... stepmother is Laretta Thomas ... has two brothers, Waiverly and James and two sisters, Goldie and Rhandi ... favorites include Team USA, Kevin Durant, actors Will Smith and Gabrielle Union, the TV show "Family Guy" and the movie "The Wood" ... favorite food is jambalaya and least favorite is sushi ... says his top sports moment was "when I ran a 48.8 at the CIF Finals" ... major is Business Management.
OUTDOOR CAREER BESTS
400 Meters: 49.08 - Texas Invitational (4/13/13)
INDOOR CAREER BESTS
400 Meters: 49.28 - MPSF Championships (2/23/13)