Demetri Payton
    Demetri Payton

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    West Hills, Calif.

    High School:
    Granada Hills HS

    Height:
    5-10

    Event:
    Sprints

    Last updated on June 13, 2012

    Fresno State:

    2012 Outdoor (Junior): Competed in two events across three meets ... set personal record time of 2:02.37 in the 800m at the ShareSlo.com Cal Poly Invitational on March 24 ... third leg in the 4x400m relay team that won the San Francisco State Distance Carnival on April 6.

    Prior to Fresno State: Received varsity letter in football and Cross Country ... West Valley League Champion in Track and Field in 2008 ... List personal best times as 200 meter 22.8, 400 meter 50.5 and 800 meter 2:00.3 ...

    Personal: Born October 9, 1990 ... Parents are Kim and Kevin Teems ... Has two sisters, Devynn Teems and Aliyan Payton ... Enjoys listening to music and hanging out with friends ... Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant, because of his competitive nature and intensity as an athlete and competitor are above anyone else ... Most admires his parents because they've always been supportive and have always found ways to make him a better individual ... Chose Fresno State because he wanted to stay in California, but wanted to be in a different environment.

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