High School: A 2014 all-stater in cross country at Bendle High in Burton, Mich. ... Coached by Marsha Bowser and Dave Wolbert ... Graduated in 2015 ... A three-time All-Genesse Area Conference pick in track and received all-conference cross country honors twice ... Selected 2015 track team's Most Valuable Athlete ... Recorded personal best 2015 season times of 2:09.1 in the 800 meters, 4:37.4 in the mile run, 4:37.54 in the 1,600 meters, and 9:53.12 in the 3,200-meter run.
Personal: Son of Bruce and Valerie Richards ... Born in Grand Blanc, Mich. ... Has three older sisters and an older brother ... Enjoys fishing and biking ... Majoring in manufacturing engineering.