|Hometown:||San Diego, Calif.|
|High School:||Vista Murrieta HS|
TRACK & FIELD (2013)
AS A SOPHMORE: Competed in 16 outdoor events in the men’s track and field events for the Titans during the 2013 track and field season…had the best jumps for the Titans in the men’s high jump, men’s long jump, and men’s triple jump…in the men’s high jump at the Big West Challenge he finished with 5-08.75, placing 6th…in the men’s long jump, the top score was 23-02.25 at the Big West Championships on May 10-11, finishing 6th…in the men’s triple jump, he competed ten times and earned a top-five finish in nine out of the ten events, including two 1st place showing at Pomona Preview on Mar. 1-2 (48-11.00) and Aztec Invitational on Mar. 15-16 (47-10.00)…his top triple jump was 49-11.25, which came at the Big West Championships on May 10-11, where Whitaker finished in third place.
VISTA MURRIETA HIGH SCHOOL
Was on the track and field team (2010,2011) for two years and the football (2011) team for one year...recorded a personal best 46'9" in the triple jump his senior year...was also a scholar athlete on the football team his senior year.
Born in Poway, Calif....parents are Walter and Fay Whitaker...has a sister named Ayana who plays volleyball at Loyola Marymount...currently majoring in business finance and accounting...his ultimate goal is to some day compete in the Olympics....Regina King (from the Cosby Show) is a cousin...in his free time, Walter likes to play football and skateboard.
Athletic Team: New York Giants
Athlete: Phillips Idowu
Movies: Man on Fire
Food: Kimchi & Rice