Competed at Saddleback College ... Won the Orange Empire Conference championship in discus and javelin... Junior college All-American during his two years (2009-2010) at Saddleback... Named Orange Empire Field Athlete of the Year.
Competed for Tim Oder of Saddlebrook High School... Leage champion in discus his senior year... Named MVP of his track and field team... Placed ninth in the state meet at the discus.
Born June 1, 1990 in San Diego County... Son of Debby and Mark Lian... Has two older brothers, Ben and Matt.