|PREVIOUS SCHOOL:||Immokalee, Fla./Immokalee HS|
Senior: Placed 25th at the Flrunners.com Invitational…Finished 12th at the inaugural FGCU Invitational…Placed 60th at the A-Sun Championships.
Junior: Finished 67th at the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships with a time of 29:29:30 (11/1/08).
Sophomore: Provided the Eagles with solid running times throughout the year.
Freshman: First Season with the Eagles…Had a season best finish 19th and time 29:11 in the Florida Tech Invitational 8K…NCAA Division 2 Regional Championship ran 38:09 (10K)…In the Nova Southeastern Sharks Invitational ran 18:31 (5K).
High School: 2006 graduate of Immokalee High School…Competed on varsity cross country and track team all four years of high school…State Qualifier every year…Team captain junior and senior seasons…Academic All State nominee in 2005…Team MVP senior year…Career best times of 54.5 sec (400m), 2:04 (1600m), 10:18 (3200), and 17:15 (5K)…2004 and 2005 Immokalee H.S. Scholar Athlete Award winner…All Conference and All-Academic Collier County in 2005…Team MVP in senior season…Member of 2003, 2004, and 2005 District Champion teams.
Personal: Hometown is Immokalee, Florida…Son of Gregorio and Angela Gijon…Majoring in Human Performance…Would like to meet Usain Bolt...Thankful for his family…Chose FGCU because it is close to home.