Background: A three-time All-SMAC performer in track at Thomas Stone High... Also named to the second team for cross country as a senior in 2011... Helped lead the Cougars to the SMAC Championship in the 4x800 relay in 2012 and later won a bronze medal with his team at the Maryland State Championships... Finished second in both the 1600m and 3200m at the outdoor track 3A Regional Championships to garner All-Region honors... Placed third at the 2011 Maryland 3A Regional Cross Country Championships with a time of 18:11 at Huntingtown High... Also lettered in soccer for two years as a sophomore and junior.
Personal: Son of Semeon Sertsu and Helen Assefa... Has one sister, Melat... His cousin Yoni Berhanu played soccer at George Washington... Looking to major in computer science or engineering with the ambition to develop software... Born Oct. 18, 1994.