Name: Charles Jock
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 800-meter
Height: 6-3
Weight: 164
DOB: 11/23/1989
Birthplace: Ethiopia
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Mission Bay Senior High School (San Diego, Calif.) ‘08
College: University of California, Irvine ‘12, Urban Studies
Coach(es): Jeff Perkins
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 24th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2011 – 5th in qualification heat 4
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2011
  • Top finish: 5th in qualification heat 4 – 2011
Personal: Son of the late John Kang and Mary Thanypieny...Has three brothers, Duach, Gordon and Kang, and five sisters, Buk, Kutei, Nuhar, Nyabouny and Nyawech...Interests include playing video games, sleeping, learning how to speak Spanish and play the guitar, watching TV and movies, and going to the beach.