5 Kristaan Ivory
5 Kristaan Ivory
Height: 5-9
Weight: 198
Year: FR
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
High School: Cathedral HS
Position: SB
Experience: HS

High School -- High School -- Ivory rushed for 2,059 yards, caught 95 passes and made 263 tackles in three varsity seasons under head coach Kevin Pearson at Cathedral High School in Los Angeles. Ivory earned first-team All-Mission League and team MVP honors in his senior season, rushing for 324 yards (8.8 average per carry) and five touchdowns and catching 54 passes for 615 yards and three scores, including a 10-reception game against Chaminade. A team captain, he also make 111 tackles (53 solo), including 25 against Serra, along with nine pass breakups, two sacks, one fumble recovery and an interception which he returned 35 yards for a touchdown against West Adams Prep. The Phantoms were 5-5 overall and 1-4 in their first season in the Mission League. As a junior in the Del Rey League, Ivory rushed for 956 yards and 12 touchdowns, caught 32 passes for 338 yards and three scores and made 68 tackles, intercepting two passes and breaking up eight others. He returned a kickoff 73 yards for a touchdown against Pioneer Valley. Ivory was team defensive MVP and an all-league linebacker and running back as a junior. His sophomore-year statistics include 779 yards and five touchdowns rushing, nine catches for 96 yards and two scores and 84 total tackles, including 17 against Harvard-Westlake. He also had six sacks and four interceptions, one of them returned 61 yards for a touchdown. Ivory also competed in track and field, claiming the 2010 and 2011 Del Rey League shot put titles (personal best is 52 feet, 2 inches) and also competing in the long jump and triple jump. He was a four-year scholar-athlete, four-year Honor Roll member, earned academic honors in mathematics, history and English and was a four-year varsity starter and three-time team MVP in football. Ivory visited Cornell before choosing Cal Poly.

Personal -- Son of Roosevelt Ivory and Wendy Cole ... one brother, Kellen, and one sister, Kai ... lists movies, hanging with friends and girls as hobbies ... born April 28, 1993, in Los Angeles, Calif. ... majors in business administration.