|Hometown:||Traverse City, Mich.|
|High School:||Traverse City Central HS|
Sophomore (2018: Competed in three meets...ran 8,000-meter season-best time of 29:31.1 at Warrior Challenge. Named to 2018 GLIAC Fall All-Academic Team.
Freshman (2017): Competed in five meets...Recorded personal best for 8,000 meters (28:34.1, Lansing CC Invitational).
XC Personal Bests:
8,000 meters - 28:34.1 (Lansing CC Invitational, 2017)
High School: Lettered four years each in both cross country and track at Traverse City Central High School...Coached by John Lober and Don Lukens...Graduated in 2017...Served as a 2016 cross country team captain...Recognized as Most Improved Freshman for the 2013 season...Helped Trojans to both conference and regional track championship crowns for four consecutive seasons (2014-17)...Competed three seasons in cross country skiing (2013-15)...A National Technical Honor Society member and member of the school's Peer-to-Peer Club, mentoring kids with autism.
Personal: Son of Kevin and Piper Gills...Born in Traverse City, Mich...Has a brother...Likes reading and hiking...A biology and pre-veterinary medicine major.