Notable: Tried out and made the team as a senior ... member of the cadet aerobatic glider team.
Poway HS (Poway, Calif.) - Lettered two years in baseball and football ... high school baseball coach was Bob Parry.
Personal: Member of cadet squadron 18 ... born May, 21, 1986 in Newport, R.I. ... major is aeronautical engineering ... has two older brothers, Jarrod (26) and Caleb (24) ... hobbies are playing the guitar, snowboarding and being active in general ... enjoys watching the Simpsons and South Park ... favorite MLB team is the San Diego Padres ... favorite athletics is Ladanian Tomlinson ... credits father, Dan a retired Navy captain, as having the biggest influence on his sports career ... son of Dan and Jane Allen.
Why I came to the Academy: "I came to the Academy because I knew I wanted to serve and fly something small and fast. I also knew about the prestige of the academies and the outstanding engineering programs here, and I wanted to be a part of that."