Kevin Yei
Height: 5-10
Weight: 130
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Carlsbad, Calif.
High School: La Costa Canyon
Major: Bioengineering
Event: Sprints

Honors
Academic All-SCIAC (Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, 2015-16)

2015-16

   SEASON BESTS

  • 100m: 12.49 Rossi Relays
  • 200m: 24.91 PLNU Invite
  • 400m: 55.88 Redlands Qualifying

2014-15
Placed 20th in 400-meter dash (55.61) and 33rd in 200-meter dash (24.86) at SCIAC Championships.

  SEASON BESTS 

  • 100m: 12.47, Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers Meet
  • 200m: 24.36, Pomona-Pitzer Invitational
  • 400m: 54.25, SCIAC Multi-Dual #3
  • 800m: 2:26.47, SCIAC Multi-Dual #1

2013-14

  SEASON BESTS

  • 200m: 24.71, SCIAC Multi-Dual #2
  • 400m: 54.58, Pomona-Pitzer T&F Invite

2012-13

  SEASON BESTS

  • 200m: 24.67, Pomona-Pitzer T&F Invite
  • 400m: 54.67, Pomona-Pitzer T&F Invite

Research and STEM activities
President of the Biology and Bioengineering Club...Participated in SURF at UCSD studying the effects of chromogranin A and catestatin on ischemic preconditioning in mice under Dr. Sushil K. Mahota, implicating tcatestatin peptide as a possible theropeutic agent for treatment of ischemic heart disease (publication pending).

Prior to Caltech
A National Merit Scholar...Scored a perfect 2400 SAT/36 ACT...Academic Team Captain...Math Club President...Named the 2012 Boys' State Artist of the Year...a hospital volunteer...Four-year Varsity team member...MIT Promise of the Future Award recipient...Member of the National Honors Society...An AP Scholar.

Personal
Born in Rockville, Md....Son of Claire and Soonpin...Has one younger brother, Simon, and a younger sister, Elena.