Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
Birth Year: 1993
Height: 6-6 (198 cm)
Weight: 185 (84 kg)
College: Pepperdine University ('15, sports administration)
• Member of the 2015 Men’s Indoor Team for the Pan Am Games in Toronto
• Was a team captain for the 2013 Men's Junior National Team that competed at the 2013 FIVB U21 World Championship in Turkey
• Helped U.S. Men’s Junior National Team win the 2012 NORCECA U21 Championship
• Two-time AVCA First Team All-American
DID YOU KNOW?
• Played in the 2011 FIVB U19 World Championship in Argentina as a member of the Boys’ Youth National Team, and was on the Men’s Junior National Training Team that same year
• Split time with both the Boys’ Youth National Team and the Men’s Junior National Team in 2010
• Played for the Boys’ Select A1 Team in Tucson, Ariz., in 2008 and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in 2009
• Parents are Mark and Raquel West
• Mother played for the Peruvian National Volleyball Team at the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow
• Father played volleyball at George Williams College in Downers Grove, Ill.
• Both parents are coaches at Shoreline Community College and are co-founders of the Space Needle Volleyball Foundation
• Favorite pro sports team is the Seattle Supersonics
• Favorite pro athlete is Kevin Durant
• Favorite movie is Every Which Way But Loose
• Favorite sport other than volleyball is basketball and dodgeball
• Favorite pro volleyball player is Lloy Ball
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