Prep: Won each of the last two North Carolina 4A indoor state titles in the pole vault ... Won the boys pole vault at the 2012 Colonial Relays with the second-best height ever (15-6) ... Only 2000 Olympic silver-medalist Larry Johnson has ever jumped higher (15-8 in 1992) ... Three-time champion in both the regional and conference meets ... Named a prep All-American by the AAU in 2011 ... Member of the 2010 USAT&F National Elite Youth All-America team ... Named the Male Track and Field Athlete of the Year by Greensboro News & Record in 2011 ... Member of the National Honor Society and the National Math Honor Society ... Played the first-chair bassoon on the all-county and all-district band.
Personal: Son of P. Hunter and Carolyn Vegas ... Grandfather, Paul Vegas, played football at Tulane ... Enjoys playing disc golf, beach volleyball, and bad golf.