Prior to Duke: Lettered for four years in track & field under the guidance of coach Michael Morrison at Bearden High School…2016 Hershey National Champion in the Decathlon…Finished as runner-up in the 2016 Tennessee state meet in both the decathlon and pole vault…Named 2017 Bearden Team MVP and 2016 Field Event MVP…Ranked number one in the state of Tennessee for both the decathlon and pole vault for the 2017 season...Also competed for the Tim Mack Pole Vault Academy and for the Gymtek Track team during his high school career…Lettered as a member of the Bearden Climbing team…President and Corresponding Secretary of Bearden Key Club…Member of National Honors Society…Involved in student government…Corresponding secretary in the Knoxville Teen Board as well as performing the most male service hours…Played double bass and bass guitar in the school orchestra…Participated in Younglife.
Personal: Son of Jason and Jennifer Sobota…Born February 18, 1999…Has one brother, Joshua and one sister, Jaedyn.
Pole Vault - 4.90m (High School)
Heptathlon- 5,516  (2/24/2018)
Decathlon - 6,825 (5/12/2018)
100m - 10.78 (3/31/2018)
110m hurdles - 14.63 (High School)