Anderson Charles
Anderson Charles
Year: SO
Hometown: West Palm Beach, Fla.
Previous School: John I. Leonard

2013 Outdoor:  Posted a season best time of 1:51.81 in the 800 meters at the SPC Open on May 4 … Participated in the 800 meter run at the NJCAA Championships in Hutchinson, Kan., finishing 11th overall.

2013 Indoor:  Became an NJCAA champion when he raced to victory in the 1,000-meter run, posting a season best time of 2:29.31 at the 2013 NJCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships hosted at Texas Tech.

2012 Cross Country:  Competed in five meets during the 2012 cross country season.

High School: Graduated in 2012 … Primarily a middle distance runner, Anderson attained personal best times of 1:52.93 (800M) and 4:17.64 (1600M) … Named Athlete of the Year at Leonard HS in 2012 … In 2011 and 2012 was named Palm Beach Post and Sun Sentinel Palm Beach County cross country and track Athlete of the Year.

Intended College Major: Psychology

Hobbies: Basketball, pool basketball, hanging out with friends, working out, going to the beach, swimming and snorkeling.

Personal: Born July 28, 1993 in Boynton Beach, Fla., Anderson is the son of Jean and Ydeline and has two siblings, Bradly and Verose … Chose SPC because of the prestige of the track program and hopes to help the team win a national championship while also earning his associates degree … After graduating, hopes to continue his academic and athletic endeavors at Florida State University.