Event in which you compete: Team Roping, Calf Roping
Hometown: Springer, OK, USA
Number of years riding: Nine
Career accomplishments to date:
• All-Around Junior High National Champion 2010
• Breakaway Champion 2010, 2007 Reserve USTRC National Champion
• 2009 Straight-Up Truck Winner
• All-Around MRCA Champion from 2005-2009
• MRCA Team Roping Champion 2008 & 2009
How you got started in your event: My parents roped and produced ropings.
Length of time you’ve been sponsored by Ariat: This is my first year.
Favorite Ariat product (by name): M2 Ghost Rider Jeans
Proudest career moment: July 2010 National Jr. High All-Around Champion
Tell us about your first horse: My first horse was a white Shetland pony named Cotton. Cotton didn’t know about team roping until he became a member of our family. I learned to rope off Cotton with a breakaway rope and a slow Mexican steer!
You ride because: That’s what my family does, and it pays $.
If you weren’t a professional rider, you would be a: NBA Basketball player.
Favorite mentor or idol growing up: Allen Bach
Favorite place to travel: Wherever the roping is.
Name one fun fact that people don’t know about you: I like to play the drums.
Favorite way to unwind outside of the barn: Watch ESPN.
Good luck charm: God.